Road to success

In the gardens of Helen Grant's classic Edwardian home, Kent met with Surrey to celebrate the launch of her Westminster campaign to succeed Ann Widdecombe as the next MP for Maidstone and The Weald.

In the gardens of Helen Grant's classic Edwardian home, Kent met with Surrey to celebrate the launch of her Westminster campaign to succeed Ann Widdecombe as the next MP for Maidstone and The Weald.170 guests enjoyed a magnificent champagne reception and dinner followed by an exclusive speech and Q&A session with David Davis, formerly Shadow Home Secretary.An auction and raffle helped raise thousands of pounds towards Helen's future election campaign, with one guest bidding �550 for tea at The Ritz with Ann Widdecombe.Helen said "I am quite overwhelmed by the support and generosity of my guests. I will always remember the evening as a very special moment".