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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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Avoid those pesky silent calls

QUITE often I get constituents visiting my surgery asking how they can stop nuisance and especially silent telephone calls.

Returning power back to the people

I KNOW many residents are angry that the Government is looking to impose up to 20,600 houses upon us.

Back small businesses

THERE is no doubt about it, we are going through very difficult economic times and I don't believe the situation is going to improve very rapidly.

Quality is main housing issue

ONE of my biggest issues in my post bag is housing.

Solar plan is way to beat rising fuel prices

SOLAR panels are to be fitted to 15 high-rise flats in the heart of north Solihull.

Sharing your garden is indeed food for thought

SUMMER at last and for the gardeners amongst you, this is a chance to sit back and enjoy the fruit of all your labours earlier in the year.

Money isn't the answer to health problems

AS we celebrate 60 years of the National Health Service and all the good work that has been done in improving the health of our nation, it is important to recognise there are still many health inequalities across the country as a whole, and across our Borough.


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