Caroline Spelman MP Meriden, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 2886

  • Website: Caroline Spelman website

  • Constituency address

    631 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 1AR United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Caroline Spelman

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Opposition Whip 1998-99; Board member Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) 1997-2001; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 1999-2001, Women's Issues 1999-2001; Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 2001-03; Shadow Minister for Women 2001-04; Shadow Secretary of State for: the Environment 2003-04, Local and Devolved Government Affairs 2004-05, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister/Communities and Local Government 2005-07, 2009-10; Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2010-12.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Environmental Audit.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Bassetlaw 1992 general election. Member for Meriden 1997-2010, for Meriden (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Environment, agriculture, international development, health.
  • Party groups

    Co-opted member, executive committee, Conservative Women's National Council; Member, board of directors, governing council, Conservative Christian Fellowship; Advisory board member, Women2Win; Chair, Conservative Party 2007-09.
  • Countries of interest

    Brazil, France, Germany, Portugal.
  • International bodies

    Council of the European Union: Member: Agriculture and Fisheries Council 2010-12, Environment Council 2010-12.

Election record for Meriden, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 51.58%
Labour 20.48%
Liberal Democrat 17.76%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Spelman, Caroline Conservative 26,956 51.58
Williams, Ed Labour 10,703 20.48
Slater, Simon Liberal Democrat 9,278 17.76
O'Brien, Frank British National Party 2,511 4.81
Allcock, Barry UK Independence Party 1,378 2.64
Stanton, Elly Green 678 1.3
Sinclaire, Nikki SMRA 658 1.26
Majority 16,253 votes
Electorate 82,228
Turnout (52,268) 63.56%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Gift of two Wimbledon debenture tickets from Lord Ashcroft. (Registered 15 September 2008) Name of donor: Mr Jon Moynihan, of London Address of donor : private Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for me to attend the Conservative Party's Summer Party on 17 June 2009. Payment for ticket, to value of £800, made directly to the Conservative Party. Date of receipt of donation: 17 June 2009 Date of acceptance of donation: 17 June 2009 Donor status: private individual (Registered 15 July 2009 )

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: £222 fee from BBC for appearing on Radio 4 'Any Questions' on 5 June 2009. Hours: 5 ½ (Registered 3 July 2009)

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