Transport Secretary

Friday, August 14, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020

Grant Shapps: France ‘likely’ to impose reciprocal quarantine rules

Grant Shapps: France ‘likely’ to impose reciprocal quarantine rules

French authorities could impose reciprocal quarantine measures in response to UK restrictions on arrivals, the Transport Secretary has said.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Grant Shapps denies ‘headless chicken’ coronavirus approach

Grant Shapps denies ‘headless chicken’ coronavirus approach

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the government’s latest moves in dealing with the coronavirus crisis.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Grant Shapps: PPE for transport workers depends on job type

Grant Shapps: PPE for transport workers depends on job type

The Transport Secretary said the need for PPE differed between roles and urged operators to assess what safety measures to put in place.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

Grant Shapps: ‘We cannot simply go back to business as usual’

Grant Shapps: ‘We cannot simply go back to business as usual’

The Transport Secretary said a return to normality will be "gradual" as the country braces for three more weeks of coronavirus lockdown.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Grant Shapps: Police doing ‘incredible job’ under circumstances

Grant Shapps: Police doing ‘incredible job’ under circumstances

The Transport Secretary said while “police won’t always get it exactly right”, they are “trying their hardest” amid coronavirus lockdown.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Chris Grayling admits taking ‘risk’ on Brexit ferry contracts

Chris Grayling admits taking ‘risk’ on Brexit ferry contracts

Chris Grayling admits taking ‘risk’ on Brexit ferry contracts

Chris Grayling has insisted the Government thought it was worth taking a "risk" over Brexit ferry contracts after brushing aside calls to resign as Transport Secretary.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Chris Grayling again

The chairman of the port of Calais has said he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes