Local News

Plaque Unveiled for HM The Queen

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow joined residents of Langford Budville to unveil a plaque for the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Friday (10th June).

Psychoactive Substances Act

The new Psychoactive Substances Act, which comes into force on May 26th of this year, will introduce a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of legal highs which are intended for human consumption.

Restoration of Wellington Monument

There can barely be anyone locally that is not aware of the iconic Wellington Monument standing tall on the Blackdown Hill escarpment and clearly visible from the M5 in Somerset. It is not just an eye catching and a loved symbol for Wellington and Taunton Deane it is also a landmark for the 21 million vehicles passing it on the M5 every year much like Stonehenge or the Angel of the North.

MP Urges David Cameron to Accept 'Fifth Carbon Budget'

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow was one of twenty Conservative MPs who recently wrote to the prime minister urging him to accept the steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions required by the UK’s ‘fifth carbon budget’.

MP Visits The Big House Co.

Local MP Rebecca Pow visited The Big House Company in Wellington to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the business.

Rebecca Pow MP: Welcomes crime falling to a new low

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed news that crime has fallen by over a quarter (32 per cent) since 2010, to its lowest ever level, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales.