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Caroline Spelman

Caroline Spelman

Meriden MP Caroline became a Member of Parliament in 1997. The Dorridge resident has been one of the Conservative's most high-profile women MPs in recent years and previously served as Environment Secretary.

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Teen years lost

Recently, Brook Birmingham, a charity which provides free and confidential advice for under 25s, sent me the latest statistics for teenage pregnancies.

Census must be filled in carefully

I expect that most people have already received their Census questionnaire form in the post.

Greatest show on Earth

The Olympic Games take place from July 27 to August 12, 2012, closely followed by the Paralympics from August 29 to September 9 the same year.

'We're nurturing UK's film talent'

The success of the film ‘The King’s Speech’ makes me realise that we should be very proud of our film industry.

Setting the record straight on forests

I LOVE the public forests as much as anyone else, having walked with my children in Hay Wood and the iconic Arden Forest.

Jubilee opportunity

THE Big Lottery Fund and ITV, with the approval of Buckingham Palace, will help to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Introduction to the world of work

YOUNG people really understand the value of work experience, which can be a great benefit, if not immediately, then in a few years time.

Help at hand for keeping warm

With colder nights approaching, people might be thinking of ways of keeping warm and of reducing fuel bills this winter.

‘Best’ way to care

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day takes place this Saturday, October 9.

A move to get all of us online

FOR most of us the Internet and email form part of everyday life.


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