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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.

Maidstone Mencap Storybook Walk

Helen Grant MP, Honorary President of Maidstone Mencap, joined the Worshipful Mayor of Maidstone Malcolm Greer to cut the starting ribbon on a fancy dress sponsored walk in Mote Park last weekend.

Supporting the children of alcoholic parents

Our political system usually operates in an adversarial and combative arena, where debate and division are the order of the day. Sometimes, however, the issue in question manages to transcend party politicking in an outbreak of collegiate collaboration and co-operation; how refreshing.

Welcoming Progress on New Primary School

Helen Grant MP, has welcomed the progress made with the building of a new site for Benenden Church of England Primary School on a visit to the school.