Rt Hon Caroline Spelman

Caroline Spelman





Address as

Mrs Spelman

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4189
Fax: 020 7219 0378


631 Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 1AR
Tel: 0121-711 7029


Electoral history

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

Parliamentary career

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, Minister for Women 2001-04, 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-

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

Select committees

Member: Science and Technology 1997-98

International bodies

Member, Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Council of the European Union 2010-

Political interests

Environment, agriculture, international development

Countries of interest

France, Germany, India, Malawi, Pakistan

General Election 2010 - Meriden

Name Party Votes %
Spelman, Caroline Con 26956 51.58%
Williams, Ed Lab 10703 20.48%
Slater, Simon Lib Dem 9278 17.76%
O'Brien, Frank BNP 2511 4.81%
Allcock, Barry UKIP 1378 2.64%
Stanton, Elly Green 678 1.3%
Sinclaire, Nikki SMRA 658 1.26%
Result Con Hold (7.87% from Lab to Con)