Speeches in Parliament

The Queen's Speech 2016

The Queen delivered her 2016 Speech on 18 May in the Houses of Parliament. The Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session, outlining proposed policies and legislation.

Caroline demands more local safeguards during debate on HS2

Caroline Spelman participated in a debate in the House of Commons to secure amendments to the High Speed Rail (HS2) Bill that would ensure greater mitigation and further safeguarding of local residents and their properties which are to be affected by the construction of HS2 in the Meriden constituency.

Caroline Spelman: Extension of Sunday Trading Hours

The Second Church Estates Commissioner, Caroline Spelman MP, spoke in opposition to the Government’s proposal to extend Sunday trading hours to larger retailers in the House of Commons. 

Extending air strikes into Syria | The Second Church Estates Commissioner

As Second Church Estates Commissioner I am tasked by Her Majesty the Queen with being the voice of the established church in Parliament and have the privilege to represent majority views of its members. Please find below a copy of my speech to the House of Commons on the extension of air strikes into Syria.