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Caroline Spelman: An update on the changes to Taxibus

Following the announcement that the Taxibus service, which operates in the Meriden Gap, was to be suspended, I immediately requested a meeting with senior officials from Transport for West Midlands (formerly Centro) and launched a petition in the local community.

#DontStopAt999 – MP backs ‘Simple Action Saves Lives’ Campaign

After a new study, commissioned by the British Red Cross found that up to 59% of deaths from injury may have been prevented if first aid was given before the emergency medical services arrived, Caroline Spelman MP lent her support to a campaign to champion First Aid in Meriden Constituency.

Local MP welcomes Government action to crack down on aggressive tax evasion

Caroline Spelman MP has welcomed the launch of a new Government Consultation into Tax Evasion. The consultation will propose new measures that will ensure that the accountants and financial advisers who help their clients bend the rules to gain an unfair tax advantage face tougher penalties.

MP challenges HS2 over ‘lack of communication with residents’

Following the recent House of Lords Select Committee Meetings on the High Speed Rail Bill, local MP, Caroline Spelman, met with Sir David Higgins, Chairman of HS2, to challenge HS2 Ltd.’s record of communication with local residents and community organisations.