Helen Grant

MP, Maidstone and The Weald

Maidstone and The Weald Conservative

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How Helen Grant voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Helen Grant occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012: Tourism 12 Sep 2014

    The most recent estimate for tourism numbers and spend delivered as a result of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games was set out in VisitBritain’s Shifting the Dial Report (July 2013). This showed there were 685,000 visits from overseas to the UK in July, August and September 2012 primarily due to, or involved attending an official ticketed event at the London 2012 Olympic or...
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Apprentices 11 Sep 2014

    DCMS has been engaged with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on apprenticeship reforms, in particular on the tourism industry and creative industries. The second phase of Apprenticeship Trailblazers includes Professional Chefing, and Hospitality and Tourism Supervisors and Managers. I also launched and co-chair a Tourism Industry Council with the Minister for Skills and...
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Homophobia 11 Sep 2014

    The FA have been recording cases of antidiscrimination centrally since the start of the 2013/14 season, cases having previously been recorded by County FAs. The 2013/14 season showed 587 antidiscrimination cases in total of which 8% were in respect of sexual orientation. DCMS and The FA take matters of discrimination very seriously: any form of racism, anti-Semitism or homophobia is...

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Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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 30 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 78.08% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 158 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 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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