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CONSULTATION ON LOCAL ROADS TO LAUNCH

Local MP Caroline Dinenage is encouraging residents of her Gosport constituency to take part in the second round of public consultation on improving road access to Gosport and Fareham.

CAROLINE PRAISES HEROES RETURN SCHEME

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage is encouraging Second World War veterans to sign up to the Big Lottery Fund's Heroes Return programme.

CAROLINE JOINS LOCAL SCHOOLCHILDREN TO PETITION PRIME MINISTER FOR FAIRER TRADE

Local MP Caroline Dinenage welcomed students from Brune Park Community School to Westminster last week and headed up Downing Street with them to petition the Prime Minister for a better deal for banana farmers. The petitions came as part of the "Stick with Foncho" Fair Trade campaign that aims to transform the banana industry to ensure banana farmers and workers get a fair deal.

MP’s FUTURE HANGS BY A THREAD!

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage's future hung by a thread at the weekend, not because of local election results which pointed to a successful return in 2015, but because of a charity abseil in aid of the MS Society.

CAROLINE APPLAUDS EUROPEAN COMMISSION SUPPORT

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has welcomed news that the European Commission has approved parts of Gosport and Portsmouth for inclusion in the 2014-20 Assisted Areas Map.

CAROLINE WELCOMES £66 MILLION BOOST FOR NEW SCHOOL PLACES IN HAMPSHIRE

Local MP Caroline Dinenage welcomed new figures which show that Conservatives in Government have doubled spending on new school places - including £89 million for school places in Hampshire. This is £66 million more than they received under the last Government.

CAROLINE WELCOMES SURPRISE £50 MILLION BOOST TO SKILLS BUDGET

Local MP Caroline Dinenage welcomed a surprise £50 million injection to the adult skills budget to help working adults improve their English and maths skills. Caroline has long campaigned on the issues of adult literacy and numeracy, and the last year has seen her co-founding the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Maths and Numeracy, helping to secure a Business Innovation & Skills Select Committee inquiry into adult literacy and numeracy issues in the UK, and even bringing the responsible Government Minister to the House of Commons Chamber to debate these issues.

CAROLINE ADDS VOICE TO CALLS FOR SEARCH FOR MISSING YACHTSMEN

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has written to Ministers in the Foreign Office and Department for Transport, urging them to put more pressure on the US authorities to continue the search for the missing crew of the Cheeki Rafiki.