House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 11 December 2017

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

1. Employment and earnings

12 April 2017 until further notice, Non-executive Director of Cell Therapy Ltd (trading as Celixir plc); regenerative medicine development. Address: Celixir House, Stratford-Upon-Avon Business & Technology Park, Innovation Way, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 7GZ. Remuneration: £25,000 a year, paid monthly in arrears. Hours: 15 hrs a month. (Registered 15 June 2017; updated 7 December 2017)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Alan Firmin Ltd
Address of donor: Redwall Lane, Linton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4BB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: company, registration 00578955
(Registered 22 June 2017)

Name of donor: Alan Snowden
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 22 June 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Africa House Ltd
Address of donor: 11 Chilworth Place, Barking, Essex, IG11 0FL
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For two people, hotel accommodation and hospitality for 5 nights, value £1,313; return flights from London to Abuja, Nigeria; value £2,000; domestic flights from Abuja to Lagos and back, value £234; £3,546 in total
Destination of visit: Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria.
Date(s) of visit: 6 - 11 November 2017
Purpose of visit: Leading a UK trade mission with a British company delegation.
(Registered 21 November 2017)

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)

7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000

From 16 August 2017, Cell Therapy Ltd (trading as Celixir plc); a life sciences biotechnology company. (Registered 18 September 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Until the partnership was dissolved in October 2017, designated Member of Grants Solicitors LLP, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0XZ. At the Members’ volition Grants Solicitors LLP ceased trading as of 29 December 2013. Since September 2012 I have not practised as a solicitor. (Updated 20 January 2014, 30 January 2014, 03 February 2015 and 14 November 2017)

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)

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)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my husband, Simon Grant, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.


Prepared 13th December 2017