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Special Educational Needs Funding

Throughout my life I have been driven by a belief that everyone, irrespective of their background or circumstances, has their own special something to offer society. I also believe that they should be given support to reach their full potential, if needed.

Royal Wedding

Royal weddings are good for us – official. The whole country generates its own special lift, with street parties and bunting, and together Britain shows-off to the world all that it stands for as a modern Constitutional monarchy.

A Tribute to Tessa Jowell

When I was first thinking of becoming involved in politics, I was lucky enough to spend some time with Dame Tessa Jowell. She was warm, funny and hugely engaging; the perfect role model for any woman wishing to enter Parliament and certainly an inspiration to me.

Maidstone's MPs bring KCC and MBC together on Relief Road

The Leaders of Kent County Council and Maidstone Borough Council met on Friday 27 April to discuss the proposed relief road to the South of Maidstone (the "Leeds Langley Relief Road") in a second meeting chaired by Maidstone MPs Helen Grant and Helen Whately.

Showing Support for The Royal British Legion

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald recently met with The Royal British Legion in Parliament to discuss support for the Armed Forces community in Maidstone and The Weald and to show her support for the outstanding work which the charity undertakes.

Breast Cancer Screening

I was extremely concerned to learn last week about the failure, dating back to 2009, to invite 450,000 women to their final breast cancer screening.