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CAROLINE CALLS FOR REVIEW OF PARALYMPIC SAILING DECISION

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage today voiced her strong concerns about the International Paralympic Committee's decision to exclude sailing from the 2020 Games in Tokyo during Questions to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

CAROLINE WELCOMES NEW CONTRACT FOR VECTOR AEROSPACE

Local MP Caroline Dinenage has today welcomed an announcement from the Prime Minister, detailing a £420 million Ministry of Defence contract to be completed at Vector Aerospace in her Gosport constituency.

CAROLINE HELPS RE-LAUNCH COMMUNITY BUS SERVICE

Local MP Caroline Dinenage today helped re-launch Lee-on-the-Solent's ICANGO buses which have a new livery thanks to sponsorship from local estate agents, Eckersley White.

CAROLINE MEETS INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES AT BAY HOUSE

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage last week met international delegates who were visiting Bay House School for a conference to discuss findings in the field of educational leadership research.

GOSPORT MP ASKS FOR LOCAL VIEWS ON PLAIN CIGARETTE PACKAGING

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage today asked local people to get in touch and share their views on the Government’s plans to introduce plain cigarette packaging. The Government is set to hold a free vote on the issue of plain cigarette packaging before the next election. Supporters of the policy argue that it will help to cut the numbers of people smoking and reduce smoking related illness.  Opponents believe that it could encourage the trade in fake cigarettes, costing billions of pounds in tax revenue while failing to reduce smoking rates. 

MP GOES UNDER THE WHEELS OF A TEAM OF TIGERS!

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage came face to face with a team of tigers this week! Fortunately these weren't big cats, but the "Tigers Children's Motorcycle Display Team", who showed off their 'impurressive' skills in a team training session. The "Tigers" includes children from just 4 to 12 years old who perform tricks, stunts and jumps in public shows around the UK. After meeting the gang during one of their weekly training sessions at Daedalus airfield in Lee on the Solent, Caroline agreed to take part in a daring stunt; lying beneath a jump as tiger after tiger roared above her!

CAROLINE WELCOMES LIBOR BOOST FOR HMS SULTAN

Local MP Caroline Dinenage today welcomed a £3 million cash injection for Royal Navy projects taken from the fines levied on banks for manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) financial benchmark. The cash boost will include £1 million for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity to support Royal Navy personnel and their families in Gosport through projects including refurbishing the Warrant Officers Mess in HMS Sultan.