Member of the House of Commons Select Committee for International Development

Maidstone & The Weald Conservative Association

APPG memberships

Helen is a member of the following All Party Parliamentary Groups:

  • Commonwealth
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Women in Parliament

Other groups/roles

  • British Group, Inter-Parliamentary Union – Executive Committee
  • British-American Parliamentary Group
  • Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Patron of Tomorrow's People, Maidstone Region
The overarching mission of national charity Tomorrow's People is to break the cycle of unemployment and dependency by helping the most disadvantaged to get, and keep, a job. Nationally Tomorrow's People has assisted over 400,000 long-term unemployed people since 1984. Helen's role as Patron is to help promote and develop the charity in a multitude of ways locally, regionally and nationally. Helen commented 'The work of Tomorrow's People is not just about jobs, it is about self esteem, self confidence and unlocking some of the pathways to achieving the elusive goal of social mobility, something that is close to my own heart and my political platform'.

President of the Board of Trustees for Maidstone Museums' Foundation
Helen Grant's role as President of the Board of Trustees for Maidstone Museums' Foundation includes acting as an advocate to support and promote the work of three museums including; Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery, The Carriage Museum in Mill Street and the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regimental Museum.

Honorary Vice-President of the Maidstone MENCAP Trust

Patron of the Maidstone Rivers Users Association

Honorary member of the Institution of Royal Engineers

Patron of Women in Racing


Latest news

12 APR 2017

Defra Secretary, Andrea Leadsom visits Maidstone

Secretary of State signals strong assurances about Brexit preparations for Maidstone farmers  At a meeting arranged by Maidstone & The Weald MP on Tuesday 12th April the DEFRA Secretary, Andrea...


11 APR 2017

Success in Solar Farm Fight

Great Pagehurst solar farm planning appeal dismissal An appeal against a planning refusal for a massive solar farm near Staplehurst has been dismissed, to the joy of local campaigners. Upon...


11 APR 2017

Cleaning up Kent

Maidstone and the Weald MP Helen Grant has welcomed the Government's efforts to clean up our streets with a new National Litter Strategy The strategy, published yesterday, includes proposals for...