Westminster News

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.

Rebecca Pow MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work

Local MP urges constituents to Take Five to Stop Fraud

Call comes as Take Five Week kicks off Local MP Rebecca Pow is joining the call this week for constituents to Take Five to Stop Fraud. Take Five Week – running from Monday 22ndto Friday 26th January – has been created to help empower people to protect themselves against financial fraud.

Buzzing Neonics News

Bee keepers in Taunton Deane are buzzing with the news that proposals have been put forward to restrict the use of damaging neonicotinoid chemicals due to their harmful effect on bees and pollinators.