Helen Grant

MP, Maidstone and The Weald

Maidstone and The Weald Conservative

Helen Grant campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Helen Grant’s votes.

  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Helen Grant has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Homophobia in Sport 30 Nov 2016

    I thank my hon. Friend for securing such an important debate. Does he agree that this type of behaviour is abhorrent and inexcusable? Whether in the locker room or the playground, it should not be explained away as “banter” or simply “having a joke”, or that the person on the receiving end is overly sensitive. Such behaviour often amounts to hate crime or harassment,...
  • Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] 30 Nov 2016

    As the shadow Minister knows, there has been a terrible increase in hate crime since the referendum, 85% of which is race-related. Does she agree that that disgraceful behaviour not only threatens our identity and values but causes many overseas workers to reconsider whether to choose this country for work?
  • Petition - Waste Transfer Station in Scunthorpe: Flooding: River Medway 22 Nov 2016

    The Minister is talking about funding. I wonder whether she thinks, as I do, that the Chancellor’s autumn statement tomorrow may be the perfect opportunity for the Government to turn their very wise and warm words about innovative flood measures into reality at last.

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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

  • 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

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 21 Nov 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Address of donor: 1744 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £243; three nights hotel accommodation including breakfast £500; total value £743. My husband accompanied me as Senior Parliamentary Assistant but paid for his own air ticket.

Destination of visit: Turin

Date of visit: 30 May - 2 June 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend speaking and workshop engagements at the German Marshall Fund of the United States conference for Transatlantic Leadership.

(Registered 08 June 2016)
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). (Updated 7 September 2015)
8. 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 2014, 30 January 2014 and 3 February 2015)
From February 2016, Trustee of Human Trafficking Foundation. (Registered 08 June 2016)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Simon Grant, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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