House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 1st October 2012

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 practise as a solicitor but receive drawings from the firm.

Following finalization of the financial accounts for the period April 2012 to March 2011, my total drawings for the period May 2010 to March 2011 have been adjusted from £48,570.45 as previously registered to £38,923. (Updated 11 April 2012)

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

Drawings in October 2011: £2,100 (gross). Hours: less than 5 hours partnership management time worked. (Registered 30 November 2011)

Drawings in November 2011: £2,800 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 12 December 2011)

Drawings in December 2011: £2,800 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 11 January 2012)

Drawings in January 2012: £4,065 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 28 February 2012)

Drawings in March 2012: £1,553 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 11 April 2012)

Drawings in April 2012: £716.66 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 9 May 2012)

Drawings in May 2012: £716.66 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 22 June 2012)

Drawings in June 2012: £1,716,66 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 25 July 2012)

Drawings in July 2012: £4,716.66 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for management and fee earning. (Registered 8 August 2012)

Drawings in August 2012: £716.66 (gross). Hours: less than 8 hours worked for partnership management. (Registered 11 September 2012)

Ticket to Olympic gymnastic event, value £185, received in order to undertake my role as Olympic Ambassador at that event at the London 2012 Olympics. Address of payer: Department of Culture, Media and Sport, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5DH. Hours: 3.5 hours. (Registered 21 August 2012)

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)

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development

Address of donor: 7 Old Palace Yard, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 7AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, transport, food and drink, visa and flights; value £1,197.49. A contribution of £1,000 towards the cost of my international flights was made by a non-registrable donor.

Destination of visit: South Sudan

Date of visit: 10-16 April 2012

Purpose of visit: to assess the situation in South Sudan with a particular focus on the critical issues of food security and agricultural development.

(Registered 14 May 2012)

Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council

Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and all other expenses; £1,714

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Date of visit: 10-14 May 2012

Purpose of visit: to discuss UK foreign policy in the Middle East

(Registered 11 June 2012)

8. Land and Property

Commercial offices and storage in Croydon, Surrey.

Prepared 3rd October 2012