Grant Shapps

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Calls for investigation into complaints of ‘toxic’ sexual behaviour at MoD
Opposition and unions call on Grant Shapps to take action after 60 senior women report widespread abuse

Dan Sabbagh, Rowena Mason and Peter Walker

18, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Shapps accuses Labour of ‘playing politics’ over Braverman protest comments
Government begins apparent defence of home secretary after claims her rhetoric led to far-right counterprotest

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

12, Nov, 2023 @12:50 PM

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British lawyers call on government to press for ceasefire in Gaza
Exclusive: Signatories to open letter also urge ministers to stop sales of arms that could be used in violation of international law

Harriet Sherwood

27, Oct, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Sunak’s approval rating against Starmer as best PM at record low after conferences, poll suggests –as it happened
Rishi Sunak fails to gain electoral benefit from party conference season, poll says, as Labour receives two-point boost during its conference

Andrew Sparrow

13, Oct, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Sunak says Israel should take every precaution to protect Gaza civilians
UK prime minister calls for people’s safety to be ‘paramount’ as Israel prepares for ground offensive

Peter Walker and Kiran Stacey

13, Oct, 2023 @2:45 PM

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Labour will ignore local opposition if it has to deliver more homes, says Starmer – as it happened
Keir Starmer says planning is ‘too localised’ and a Labour government would take a ‘wider’ view

Andrew Sparrow

11, Oct, 2023 @4:25 PM

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HS2 services to Manchester may run slower than normal trains
‘High-speed’ trains from Birmingham to Manchester could also impact west coast mainline service

Gwyn Topham, Michael Savage and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

07, Oct, 2023 @6:32 PM

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Sunak scraps Manchester HS2 leg, plans to stop children today ever legally smoking and says A-levels to be replaced – as it happened
Prime minister says HS2 move will release £36bn, that he will raise smoking age by one year, every year and announces five-subject qualification

Andrew Sparrow

04, Oct, 2023 @4:45 PM

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Rishi Sunak claims putting reducing inflation ahead of tax cuts Thatcherite and ‘deeply Conservative’ – as it happened
Prime minister says ‘the best tax cut we can give is to cut inflation’ after Michael Gove says taxes should be cut before general election

Andrew Sparrow

01, Oct, 2023 @5:38 PM

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British troops could deploy to Ukraine for first time to train soldiers, says Grant Shapps
Defence secretary says proposal being discussed would reduce reliance on UK and other Nato members’ bases

Nadeem Badshah

30, Sep, 2023 @9:34 PM

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Shapps says it would be ‘crazy’ not to reconsider full HS2 rail project
Viability of northern leg in doubt after rumours Sunak and Hunt could ditch the Birmingham to Manchester section

Aubrey Allegretti

24, Sep, 2023 @11:01 AM

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When things get tough for government, call in Grant Shapps, the perfect schmoozer | Simon Jenkins
It was once said that no minister could coherently lead a Whitehall department in under two years. Shapps seems to believe he can do it in two days, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

04, Sep, 2023 @2:14 PM

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