Helen Grant’s voting in Parliament
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Helen Grant consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I thank all hon. Members present for supporting the debate, and for their valuable contributions. Many of the negative points that have been raised are shared, but I am pleased that we have also heard about some unique vulnerabilities, whether historical or geographical, including the case of the Gurkhas and the Nepalese community in my constituency. I want to clarify for the Minister that I...
I beg to move, That this House has considered A Better Defence Estate strategy. In November last year, it was announced that 91 military bases across the country would close. That represents a 30% reduction in the Ministry of Defence estate. The announcement was part of the “A Better Defence Estate” strategy, and closure dates for bases ranged from 2017 to 2032. One of the...
My hon. Friend and neighbouring MP—we also share the same first name, which makes for a bit of confusion—makes a very good point. As I will go on to say, the Gurkhas and the Nepalese community are cherished and respected. There is wide opposition to the closure, so much so that a petition against it that I have been running for just a few weeks already has 2,500 names. That...
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Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Helen Grant campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Invicta Park Barracks
- Armed Forces: Families
- UN Resolutions: Females
- Prisoners: Females
Other offices held in the past
- 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: 20 Mar 2017.
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)
Name of donor: Howard University
Address of donor: 2400 Sixth Street NW, Washington DC 20059
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation for three nights value £750 and return flights London to Washington, value £520; £1,270 in total
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Dates of visit: 15-18 September 2016
Purpose of visit: Speaking engagement and conference delegate.
(Registered 12 October 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
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 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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