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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

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.

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.

Education Funding

Providing our children with a good education is one of the best things we can do for them.

March Update

Last week a group of 40 Commando Marines visited Parliament for a tour. Their mood was buoyant and filled with confidence as a result, they said, of hearing that the cloud of uncertainty regarding their future in Taunton has been lifted.