Helen Grant

Maidstone and The Weald Conservative

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How Helen Grant voted
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Helen Grant occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender 10 Apr 2014

    I have made no assessment of the implications for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport of the results of publicly-funded research into gender differences in brain development and functioning.
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender: Discrimination 10 Apr 2014

    In October 2007 the Equal Opportunities, Racial Equality and Disability Rights Commissions were merged to form the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The Equality and Human Rights Commission is an independent body and I have asked the commission to provide the information requested. The commission can only provide information on cases that have been referred to it, and does not hold...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People 10 Apr 2014

    Our priority has been to ensure that same-sex couples who were not currently in a civil partnership and who had been waiting to marry in order to formalise their relationship were able to do so as soon as possible. Therefore our focus has been on enabling marriages to take place and this happened several months earlier than anticipated. The first marriages of same-sex couples took place on...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Families
  • UN Resolutions: Females
  • Prisoners: Females
  • Non-molestation Orders
  • Dogs

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 80.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Helen Grant’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Designated Member of Grants Solicitors LLP, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0XZ.  Since September 2012 I have not practised as a solicitor. At the Members’ volition Grants Solicitors LLP ceased trading as of 29 December 2013. (Updated 20 January and 30 January 2014)
Following finalization of the financial accounts for Grants Solicitors LLP for the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013, my total profit allocation for that period has been adjusted from £8,583.30, as previously registered, to £13,001. The profits relate to the period 1 April 2012 until 31 August 2012. (Registered 30 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Commercial offices and storage in Croydon, Surrey.

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