Helen Grant

Former MP, Maidstone and The Weald

Maidstone and The Weald Conservative

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How Helen Grant voted
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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Helen Grant hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Communication 26 Mar 2015

    Holding answer received on 02 February 2015 The department’s budgets for Publicity and Communications – excluding pay costs are set out below: 2010/11 - 1,099k 2011/12 - 966k 2012/13 - 674k 2013/14 - 283k 2014/15 - 403k Budgets in 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13 reflect the costs associated with the preparation for, and delivery of, the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Pay 26 Mar 2015

    From the HR Oracle Database, the breakdown of hourly pay for those with more than 5 people in each category is laid out in the attached table. Table for PQ 228307 (Excel SpreadSheet, 13.17 KB)
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Sight Impaired 26 Mar 2015

    Between 2014 and 2017 Sport England is investing 296,636 in British Blind Sport to get more blind people playing sport. The funding will provide impairment-specific support to National Governing Bodies and deliver programmes designed to increase the number of blind people who regularly take part in sport. In addition, Sport England is investing over 90 million between 2013-17 in...

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Former Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 (since 7 Oct 2013)

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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 77.56% 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.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 165 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Warwick Balfour Capital LLP
(a) Address of donor: 25 Harley Street, London W1G 9BR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: limited liability partnership, registration OC324008
(a) (Registered 18 November 2014)
8. Land and Property
Commercial offices and storage in Croydon, Surrey.
11. Miscellaneous
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; updated 3 February 2015)

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