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Caroline joins local school children at Ram Hall Farm in Berkswell

Caroline Spelman, MP for Meriden constituency and Secretary of State for DEFRA, visited Ram Hall Farm in Berkswell on Friday July 6th along with children from Berkswell CE Primary School. The children met the farmer, learnt how food is produces and worked with a real chef to make their lunch using some of the farm produce.

Local MP at Olympic Torch Relay in Solihull

Local MP Caroline Spelman joined the thousands who lined the streets of Solihull town centre on Sunday July 1st to see the Olympic torch pass through on its way to the Games.  

Caroline supports Cancer Research UK's tabacco packaging campaign

Local MP Caroline Spelman met constituents Diane Moylan and Glynis Harrison at Westminster last week (Wednesday 27th June) to discuss Cancer Research UK’s ‘The Answer is Plain’ campaign, which calls for all branding to be removed from tobacco packaging. Diane and Glynis are Ambassadors for Cancer Research UK and were keen to share research which shows that striking logos and distinctive packet designs make cigarettes more appealing to children.

Super-fast Broadband coming to Castle Bromwich

BT has announced a major investment in the West Midlands which could help create new businesses and hundreds of local jobs. High-speed fibre broadband will be rolled out to more than 95,000 more homes and businesses across the West Midlands in 2013 including Castle Bromwich. The latest phase will take the total number for the whole of the West Midlands region to more than 1.2 million homes and businesses.

Caroline Spelman launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Caroline supports Guide Dogs' call to stop attacks

Caroline Spelman MP for Meriden, has supported Guide Dogs’ call to stop attacks on guide dogs, and attended a reception at the Houses of Parliament yesterday. She was amongst the 150 members of parliament that backed the charity's call.