Local News

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 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.

Great News for Staplegrove Spine Road

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the bid for the Housing Infrastructure Fund for £7.2m for the Staplegrove Spine Road has been successful.

Recycling at Christmas

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has pledged to cut down on Christmas waste this year by sending an ‘E-Christmas Card’, instead of the usual, posted MP’s Christmas Card.

Rebecca Pow visits Fiennes House

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane recently visited Fiennes House in Wellington, a residential home owned by national sight loss charity, Seeability.

Christmas Message from Rebecca Pow MP

It’s been an action packed year in politics and Taunton Deane including an election in which I was honoured to be re-elected with an increased majority.

Housing Minister Visits Taunton

Residents of Staplegrove in Taunton had the opportunity to meet with Housing Minister Alok Sharma when Rebecca Pow MP invited him to discuss building in the Garden Town.