In the referendum on the 23rd June 2016 Gosport and the British public voted to leave the European Union. Although Caroline voted to Remain, she respected the result of her constituents who voted Leave by 64%.

Economic Regeneration

Caroline has extensive experience with small and medium sized enterprises, both as a business owner for 20 years and from her role in Parliament.

Jobs and Skills

Caroline has worked tirelessly to fulfil her election pledge to secure the best future for the Daedalus site, a disused former Military Airfield, to increase jobs and skills in our area.

Transport and peninsular access

Caroline’s interventions have helped to secure a combined investment of over £90m since 2010 for highway improvement projects for the Gosport peninsula, including Newgate Lane North & South, St Margaret's Roundabout, the Bus Rapid Transit Phase 1a, Station Roundabout, Gudge Heath Lane/Redland

Health and Social Care

Caroline is passionate about protecting local health and care resources and was thrilled to learn that Gosport was chosen by the Department of Health to be part of their Vanguard project to improve community care.

Education and training

Ensuring everyone in Gosport, Stubbington, Lee-on-the-Solent and Hill Head has access to the best education and training is essential to the future of the area.

Sport and Fitness

Caroline is proud of Gosport, Lee on the Solent, Stubbington and Hill Head’s fantastic sports heritage with BMX champion Ayesha McLelland, Invictus Games competitor John Shepard, world-class yachtsman Alex Thomson, yachtswoman Dee Caffari and Olympian Roger Black all hailing from the constituency

Justice and Policing

Caroline works to support and improve policing, she meets regularly with Gosport and Fareham's Chief Inspector, the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner.


Caroline is strongly opposed to housing proposals that threaten the strategic gap between Gosport, Fareham and Stubbington, and has formally objected to both Fareham Borough Council and developers on a number of these proposals as well as Fareham's Draft Local Plan.