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CAROLINE WELCOMES SHARP FALL IN TRUANCY RATES

Local MP Caroline Dinenage has welcomed the news that the number of pupils persistently skipping school in Hampshire has fallen by over 25 per cent since 2010. In 2009/10 9,510 pupils were persistently absent from school, but this has fallen sharply to 7,111 in 2012/13.

CAROLINE CONTINUES FIGHT FOR BETTER BUS PROVISION

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage was today joined by local Councillors and transport bosses for a productive meeting with First Bus to discuss the future of essential local routes.

CAROLINE’S PLEA FOR BETTER ACCESS TO FORT BROCKHURST

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage spoke up in the Houses of Commons today calling for better access for local people to Fort Brockhurst. In a debate on the future of English Heritage the Gosport MP argued it was crucial that local people are able to engage in their regional history.

CAROLINE CELEBRATES GOSPORT FERRY CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage is today celebrating news that the Ministry of Defence will restore the entitlement to Home to Duty Travel allowance for service personnel travelling to work on the Gosport & Hayling Ferries.

CAROLINE WELCOMES PROTECTION OF FRONT LINE NHS SERVICES

Local MP Caroline Dinenage today spoke up in the Houses of Commons in defence of Government plans to protect front-line NHS services while dealing with the legacy of PFI debt left by the last administration.

CAROLINE RAISES AWARENESS FOR DIABETES

Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport last week joined volunteers from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and staff from Novo Nordisk and Roche to raise awareness of the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the UK. Diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is a significant and growing health issue, affecting over 382 million people worldwide – and IDF figures show this could rise to 592 million by 2035.

CAROLINE SUPPORTS WEAR A HAT FOR BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH

Local MP Caroline Dinenage will be wearing a hat made by the children at Alverstoke Infant School to all of her meetings on Friday in support of Brain Tumour Research. WearAHatDay was created by Brain Tumour Research, and is the UK's largest and most famous national brain tumour awareness and fundraising campaign.