People

Helen Grant

MP for Maidstone and The Weald
On May 6th 2010 Helen Grant was elected as the member of parliament for Maidstone & the Weald. Born in London to a single mum, Helen was brought up on the Raffles council estate in Carlisle for much of her early childhood. She quickly showed sporting talent, becoming captain of the school tennis and hockey teams, and representing the County in Hockey, Tennis, Athletics, and Cross-Country.