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Rebecca Pow MP welcomes ban on ivory sales

Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

Success for Musgrove Funding Bid

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has announced today that Musgrove Park Hospital’s £79m funding bid for a new Surgical Centre has been successful.

Rebecca's Article: Greenest New MP

My glorious Somerset constituency, Taunton Deane, is always at the forefront of my endeavours in Westminster whether it be calling for funding for road schemes, lobbying for better broadband, pushing for a new Surgical Centre at Musgrove Park Hospital and much more.

Rebecca Pow MP welcomes greater protection for ancient woodland

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow’s tireless campaign to gain more protection for ancient woodland has borne fruit with the Prime Minister’s announcement this week that there are plans to overhaul England’s planning policy to provide far more robust protection for this special habitat.

Taunton Deane MP gives up plastic for lent

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has joined Conservative colleagues from across the UK in pledging to Give Up Plastic for Lent. The parliamentarians have each agreed to take part in different challenges to reduce their own use of plastics during the 40 days in the run up to Easter.