House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 21 December 2020

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

Grant, Mrs Helen (Maidstone and The Weald)

1. Employment and earnings

From 25 March 2019 until 24 April 2020, consultant providing business advice to The Tote (formerly Alizeti Capital Limited, which was a 25% shareholder in The Tote). Address: 6th Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB. I received £30,000 a year (£2,500 a month) in a combination of shares and cash. Hours: 20 hrs per calendar month. (Registered 28 March 2019; updated 24 February 2020 and 14 May 2020)

Payments from Savanta ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:

6 November 2019, payment of £75 for a survey on 22 September 2019. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 13 December 2019)

11 May 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 4 February 2020. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 10 September 2020)

11 May 2020, payment of £100 for a survey on 9 April 2020. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2020)

9 June 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 25 February 2020. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 10 September 2020)

5 August 2020, payment of £75 for a survey completed on 8 April 2020. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 10 September 2020)

From 1 January 2020 until 31 August 2020, adviser to the Nest Start-up Academy, an online platform to help aspiring entrepreneurs from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds. Address: 24 Queen Annes Gate, London SW1H 9AA. From 1 June 2020, I received £22,500 a year. Hours: 12 hrs per calendar month. First payment was expected on 28 February 2020. (Registered 24 February 2020; updated 02 July 2020 and 10 September 2020)

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

Name of donor: Gallagher Group Ltd
Address of donor: Leitrim House, Coldharbour Lane, Aylesford ME20 7NS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,544.10 in purchasing tickets for and items at a fundraiser
Donor status: company, registration 2297920
(Registered 07 January 2020)

Name of donor: Kulvinder Singh
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 January 2020)

Name of donor: Quinn Estates Ltd
Address of donor: Highland Court Farm, Bridge, Canterbury CT4 5HW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3040.10 in purchasing tickets for and items at a fundraiser
Donor status: company, registration 05150902
(Registered 11 January 2020)

Name of donor: Don Williams
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1770.05 in purchasing tickets for and items at a fundraiser
Donor status: individual
(Registered 11 January 2020)

Name of donor: Christopher Howarth
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,063.12
Donor status: individual
(Registered 11 January 2020)

Name of donor: Vicky Wade
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 11 January 2020)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Dr Kulvinder Singh
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Food and drinks for fifty people at a party following the General Election, approx. value £500
Date received: 21 December 2019
Date accepted: 21 December 2019
Donor status: individual
(Registered 17 January 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Africa House London Ltd
Address of donor: 11 Chilworth Place, Barking, Essex IG11 0FL
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Return flights for two people from London to Abuja, return domestic flights from Abuja to Sokoto and three nights hotel accommodation in Abuja; total value £5,000
Destination of visit: Sokoto City and Abuja, Nigeria
Dates of visit: 28 January to 3 February 2020
Purpose of visit: To observe and participate in a scoping visit by the Judicial College, London to prepare a proposal for Judicial Training in Sokoto State and in the Federal Capital Territory to help strengthen the Rule of Law at State level in Nigeria, and to visit various projects for the empowerment of women and girls in Sokoto State.
(Registered 12 February 2020)

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)

8. Miscellaneous

From May 2016 until 31 July 2020, Trustee of the Social Mobility Foundation. (Registered 08 June 2016; updated 10 September 2020)

From August 2015, Patron of Women in Racing. (Registered 08 June 2016)

From 24 October 2017 until 4 February 2020, 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; updated 02 July 2020)

From August 2019 until 28 February 2020, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party. This post carried a part time salary. (Registered 11 January 2020; updated 02 July 2020)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

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

 

Prepared 5th January 2021