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Maidstone Mencap

Shortly after becoming MP for Maidstone & The Weald in 2010 I was invited to become Honorary Vice-President of the Maidstone MENCAP Trust.  I felt honoured to be asked to take over Ann Widdecombe’s former role and I accepted immediately.

MP and Mayor join packed Gallagher stadium at big charity footie match

Tottenham Hotspur Legends met Waitrose 270 FC at the Gallagher stadium on Sunday 30th June, watched by local MP Helen Grant and Mayor Marion Ring.

The match was in aid of two local charities - Mencap Maidstone and Space 2 Be Me, and was sponsored by local Solicitors Gullands.

Women's Sport

Something remarkable happened last Sunday afternoon. I joined a record 6.9 million viewers to witness women’s football leap to a new level in a match that offered drama, controversy and entertainment in full measure. 

Cancer Treatment Waiting Times

One in two of us will have to directly contend with cancer during our lifetimes, and all of us will be indirectly affected, one way or another. My family was confronted with that harsh reality 30 months ago when my husband was diagnosed.

Leadership Contest

For the second time since I became an MP, I share with my colleagues the profound responsibility of choosing two new leadership candidates for my Party, one of whom will become the next Prime Minister of our country.

KM Column: Trump State Visit

The partnership between the UK and the USA is known as the ‘Special Relationship’ for good reason. Over many decades, the USA has been our strongest ally and the close co-operation between our two countries underpins global security and prosperity.

KM Column: Beyond Brexit

The failure of Parliament to coalesce on a Brexit theme has moved the British public to reaffirm their division about the EU.  The lion’s share of last week’s Euro votes were shared between parties with a clear message of either leave or remain.  Labour’s fence sitting and my own Party’s lack of