House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 16th November 2011

GRANT, Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Designated Member of Grants Solicitors LLP, The Old Tithe Barn, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey CRO 4RE. I rarely practice as a solicitor but receive drawings from the firm.

Drawings in August 2010: £2,200 (gross). No hours worked. (Registered 31 August 2010)

Drawings in September 2010: £2,200 (gross). No hours worked. (Registered 28 September 2010)

Drawings in October 2010: £2,700 (gross). No hours worked. (Registered 31 October 2010)

Drawings in November 2010: £2,200 (gross). No hours worked. (Registered 2 December 2010)

Drawings in December 2010: £2,200 (gross). No hours worked. (Registered 30 December 2010)

Drawings in January 2011: £2,972.35 (gross). Hours: 4 hrs for partnership management and new business activities; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 4 February 2011)

Drawings in April 2011: £4,000 (gross). Hours: 4 hrs for partnership management and new business activities; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 31 May 2011)

Drawings in May 2011: £2,000 (gross). Hours: 4 hrs for partnership management and cashflow issues; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 2 June 2011)

Drawings in June 2011: £2,000 (gross). Hours: 4 hrs for partnership management; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 9 July 2011)

Drawings in July 2011: £2,000 (gross). Hours: 6 hrs for partnership management; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 24 August 2011)

Drawings in September 2011: £3,000 (gross). Hours: 10 hrs for partnership management; no fee earning hours worked. (Registered 12 October 2011)

Fee of £3,000 for speaking at an international business managers’ conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Name and address of payer: Mr Mike Wooi, MW Communications, 5 Starnes Court, Union Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1EB. Flights, hotel accommodation and subsistence for my husband and me from 21-29 January 2011 were also paid; value £4,210. Hours: 12.5 hrs (excluding travelling time). (Registered 4 February 2011)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Aviva plc, referred by Fleishmann Hillard

Address of donor :Aviva plc, St Helen’s, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 3 tickets to Twickenham Rugby event; total value £660

Date of receipt of donation: 4 September 2010

Date of acceptance of donation: 23 August 2010 approximately

Donor status: UK Plc, registration 2468686

(Registered 31 October 2010)

Name of donor: Mr Michael Hintze, referred by Mark Fullbrook of CTF Partners

Address of donor : private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets for myself, husband and son to attend Chelsea v Newcastle match on 22 September 2010; estimated total value £1,500

Date of receipt of donation: 22 September 2010

Date of acceptance of donation: 16 September 2010

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 October 2010)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, India

Address of donor: South Block, New Delhi 110 011

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights to and from India and internal flights, hotel accommodation, food and other travel costs for period 17-24 September 2011; total approximately £8,000. (From 24-30 September I stayed in India at my own expense.)

Destination of visit: India

Date of visit: 17-30 September 2011

Purpose of visit: as part of a delegation of the Conservative Friends of India at the invitation of the High Commission in London and the Ministry of External Affairs, Delhi, meeting politicians and businessmen in Delhi and Mumbai.

(Registered 26 October 2011)

Name of donor:

1) Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS)

2) British Airways

Address of donor:

1) 13 Cowley Street, London SW1P 3LZ

2) Waterside, PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

1) Return flight; cost £1,001.93. Other costs were borne relating to internal transfers, meals and accommodation for three days. These costs were minimal due to UK MoD infrastructure being used whenever possible.

2) Upgraded by the airline free of charge from economy to club class on return journey; estimated retail value £3,209.

Destination of visit: Canada

Date of visit: 1-5 September 2011

Purpose of visit: as part of the AFPS to allow MPs to experience service life and to improve their understanding of the training and the associated resource implications required to train the army and prepare it for operations.

(Registered 26 October 2011)

8. Land and Property

Commercial offices and storage in Croydon, Surrey.

Prepared 17th November 2011