House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 July 2018

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

1. Employment and earnings

From 12 April 2017 until 12 February 2018, 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. Until 31 December 2017, remuneration of £25,000 a year, paid monthly in arrears. Hours: 15 hrs a month. (Registered 15 June 2017; updated 7 December 2017 and 27 February 2018)

29 December 2017, received an additional payment of £2,000 (net) for additional work undertaken during December 2017. Hours: 28 hrs. (Registered 5 February 2018; updated 6 February 2018)

31 January 2018, received £6,250. Hours: 28 hrs in January 2018. (Registered 27 February 2018)

20 March 2018, received £37,500 contractual pay on termination of directorship. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 April 2018)

20 March 2018, received £2,307.69 for my final working days prior to 12 February 2018. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Reed Smith LLP,
Address of donor: Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, London EC2A 2RS
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the Annual Stonewall Equality fundraising dinner 2018, which I attended as Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party; value £550
Date received: 16 March 2018
Date accepted: 16 March 2018
Donor status: company, registration OC303620
(Registered 23 March 2018)

Name of donor: The Interlaw Diversity Forum Ltd
Address of donor: Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, London EC2A 2RS
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to attend the LGBT Winter Carnival fundraising dinner at The Ivy restaurant, Covent Garden, at £350 each; total value £700. I attended as Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party.
Date received: 25 February 2018
Date accepted: 25 February 2018
Donor status: company, registration 09010439
(Registered 23 March 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Africa House (London) 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; updated 23 March 2018)

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 until 26 March 2018, Cell Therapy Ltd (trading as Celixir plc); a life sciences biotechnology company. (Registered 18 September 2017; updated 18 April 2018)

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 until 16 January 2018, Trustee of Human Trafficking Foundation. (Registered 08 June 2016; updated 23 March 2018)

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)

From 8 January 2018, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party. This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 26 January 2018)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

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


Prepared 4th July 2018