Westminster News

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.

Rebecca Pow Speaks on World Mental Health Day

To commemorate this year’s “World Mental Health Day”, Taunton Deane MP raised the subject in Parliament during this week’s “Five Year Forward View for Mental Health” debate.

Ban on the Sale of Ivory

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed news that the Government will impose a ban on the sale of ivory.

Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane, has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.

Rebecca Pow MP calls for Taunton to be given Garden Town status

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow has been involved in high level talks in Westminster to put the case for Taunton being awarded Garden Town status. Going right to the top, this week she discussed the proposal with Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell.