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CAROLINE WELCOMES WAR WIDOWS PENSIONS ANNOUNCEMENT

Local MP Caroline Dinenage has welcomed the Government's announcement that from 1 April 2015, widows, widowers and surviving civil partners of all members of the Armed Forces Pensions Scheme will retain their pensions for life.

CAROLINE WELCOMES BYPASS PROGRESS

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has today welcomed the news that Hampshire County Council has approved the routes for the Stubbington bypass and southern section of Newgate Lane.

CAROLINE CONTINUES CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF DANGEROUS DRIVING

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage today welcomed a decision by the Government to keep dangerous drivers off the road for longer, and continued her campaign for an increase in the maximum sentence for dangerous driving. A decision announced by the Government will mean someone convicted of dangerous driving will now serve their driving ban upon release – rather than at the same time as their prison sentence. A review of current sentencing guidelines will soon take place, and the local MP urged those who believe this appalling crime deserves a longer sentence to sign the petition calling for an increase in the maximum sentence: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/67911.

CAROLINE BRINGS DIO OFFICIAL TO GOSPORT

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage last week welcomed an official from the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to the constituency to discuss the future of local military sites.

CAROLINE CALLS FOR MATHS FUNDING

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage today called for more action to ensure that Sixth Form Colleges are equipped to provide high quality maths education during questions to the Department for Education.