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MP joins forces with Somerset Wild Life Trust

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane, joined forces with the Somerset Wild Life Trust at a successful Environment Surgery in Wellington.  The event to hear views and discuss issues relating to the environment was a lively affair, attended by people of all ages from across Taunton Deane Rebecca said

Rebecca's Weekly Column - 10th June 2020

Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that Wellington Rail station is edging a step closer to reality,(one of the key commitments I pledged to work on as the MP), comes welcome news this week that Musgrove Park Hospital (MPH) has been allocated funding to focus on developing the business ca

My Statement on Dominic Cummings

Last week, I issued a statement in relation to the reports, which I have now updated, following the announcements on the case released by Durham Police on the 28th May.

Weekly Column - 6th April 2020

The positive response of the local community so far to social distancing measures is welcome, though we must all continue to follow the advice for as long as is necessary. It will save lives.

Weekly Column - 31st March 2020

Last week, the Government announced a range of extensive and unprecedented measures to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.

The Government continues to follow the scientific advice closely, introducing measures as and when they will be most effective.

Rebecca Pow made Environment Minister!

I was so proud to have been appointed as the Environment Minster earlier this year with the responsibility of bringing forward the ground breaking Environment Bill which will transform our environment making it sustainable for future generations. My dream job!

Duke of Wellington visit to the town!

Good news is always refreshing and there is genuinely great progress to report in relation to my campaign in conjunction with the National Trust and the community of Wellington  to restore the iconic Wellington Monument.

Local Achievements

I am delighted to be the Minister for the Environment within the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, but as ever, representing Taunton Deane remains a top priority. I am greatly looking forward to continuing this role though as ever.