Tag: Grant Shapps

Shapps: Civil liberties should be for all

Shapps: Civil liberties should be for all

| 01/09/2015 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The UK’s temporary overseas territories minister has said that the British government will not intervene regarding local legislation to provide for same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands but he made it clear that liberty is for everyone and not just some groups. As Cayman faces the question of addressing civil unions for members of […]

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UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

| 27/08/2015 | 78 Comments

(CNS): The UK acting overseas territories minister seemed entirely unfazed by the Cayman government’s plans to build a cruise berthing facility that could cost more than $200 million, despite still having control of the public purse. Grant Shapps, who made a flying morning visit to Grand Cayman Thursday on his route from Jamaica back to […]

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OT temp minister to make snap Cayman visit

OT temp minister to make snap Cayman visit

| 25/08/2015 | 27 Comments

(CNS) Grant Shapps MP, who is currently acting as the UK’s minister for the overseas territories, will make a short visit to the Cayman Islands on Thursday. The junior minister, who is standing in for James Dudderidge who is unwell, will be visiting Jamaica tomorrow and has tagged Cayman onto the trip. 

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Temp UK minister takes on overseas territories

Temp UK minister takes on overseas territories

| 18/07/2015 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The UK’s junior foreign office minister with responsibility for the overseas territories has been temporarily replaced after being admitted to hospital. James Duddridge’s portfolio has been taken over by Grant Shapps, who is currently a junior minister with responsibility for international development. Duddridge (43) has fallen ill again following a gall bladder operation last year.

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