Helen Grant

Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald

@HelenGrantMP

Helen Grant’s voting in Parliament

Helen Grant is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Helen Grant sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Helen Grant voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Helen Grant has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 25 Jun 2019

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Topical Questions 25 Apr 2019

    In light of recent objection to the Hereditary Titles (Female Succession) Bill of my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Philip Davies) that would address the discrimination against daughters when it comes to inheritance, when do the Government intend to end the practice of male primogeniture?
  • South-Eastern Rail Franchise 23 Apr 2019

    Will the Minister please confirm that the City Thameslink service from Maidstone East will still be delivered before the end of the year? It is desperately needed and it has been promised on a multitude of occasions.
  • Banknote Diversity 2 Apr 2019

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Bank of England to meet standards for the representation of ethnic minority persons on banknotes; and for connected purposes. I present this Bill because I believe that the Governor of the Bank of England now has a unique opportunity to address an archaic stereotype—one that completely undermines the credible efforts...

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Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Helen Grant campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Invicta Park Barracks
  • Refugees: Children
  • Armed Forces: Families
  • UN Resolutions: Females
  • Prisoners: Females

Other offices held in the past

  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (8 Jan 2018 to 24 May 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (14 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 25 March 2019 until further notice, consultant providing business advice to Alizeti Capital Limited, 6th Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB. Alizeti is a 25% shareholder in The Tote. I will receive £30,000 a year (£2,500 a month) in a combination of shares and cash. Hours: 20 hrs per calendar month. (Registered 28 March 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Rami Ranger
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest for dinner at the India Awards in the Members' Dining Room, Westminster, in my capacity as Party Vice Chairman, value £150

Date received: 17 May 2018

Date accepted: 17 May 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 September 2018)
Name of donor: Rami Ranger
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest for dinner at a Conservative Party fundraising event at the Hurlingham Club, London, in my capacity as Party Vice Chairman, value £250

Date received: 2 July 2018

Date accepted: 2 July 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 September 2018)
Name of donor: Station Hotel Newcastle Limited (SHNL) trading as Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre
Address of donor: Smallbrook, Queensway, Birmingham B5 4EW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: three nights bed and breakfast for two people at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, value £675. This was received in my capacity as Party Member and Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party.

Date received: 30 September - 3 October 2018

Date accepted: 30 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1958222

(Registered 23 October 2018)
Name of donor: Channel Four Television Company Limited
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, Horseferry Rd, Westminster, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the BAFTA awards, and associated dinner, in my capacity as Chairman of the APPG for Channel 4; value £2,124

Date received: 10 February 2019

Date accepted: 10 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 04 March 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Rami Ranger
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation in a private apartment, total value £1,300 (£100 a night)

Destination of visit: Spain

Dates of visit: 28 July - 11 August 2018

Purpose of visit: Private holiday.

(Registered 10 September 2018)
Name of donor: Rami Ranger
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation for two people in a private apartment, total value £700 (£100 a night for 7 nights)

Destination of visit: Spain

Dates of visit: 23 to 30 May 2019

Purpose of visit: private holiday.

(Registered 06 June 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial offices and storage in Croydon, Surrey, held in trust by James Hay Pension Trustees Ltd, on behalf of myself and my husband: (i) and from 1 April 2017, (ii). (Updated 07 September 2015 and 03 April 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From May 2016, Trustee of the Social Mobility Foundation. (Registered 08 June 2016)
From August 2015, Patron of Women in Racing. (Registered 08 June 2016)
From 24 October 2017, Chair of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network, Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith St, Westminster, London SW1P 3BT. The network aims to increase the proportion of BAME apprenticeships. (Registered 22 November 2017)
From 8 January 2018, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party. This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 26 January 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Grant, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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