Rebecca in the Media

As the Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane, I am spending a lot of time out and about across our area, visiting organisations and meeting local people, listening to their concerns and taking action. I am also a strong supporter of charities and the voluntary sector. You can find out more about me and what I am getting up to in our local media and I have added some links to recent coverage I have received:

You can find out more about me and what I am getting up to in our local , media and I have added some links to recent coverage I have received:

Taunton beekeepers buzzing at new pesticide plan, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 21 November

Pupils’ lesson in democracy, Wellington Weekly News, Sunday 19 November

Tributes to the fallen in Wellington, Wellington Weekly News, Sunday 19 November

Confused about the A358? Taunton MP Rebecca Pow explains, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 19 November

Mark Roberts, of the Hankridge Arms, Taunton, in Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year competition, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 18 November

The next generation: who are the Tory MPs waiting in the wings?, Politics Home, Friday 16 November

Great British Bake Off reaches biggest young audience for TV series this year, The Guardian, Friday 27 October

Head of Channel 4 says people like their Bake Off more than the BBC’s version, Radio Times, Friday 27 October

Labour MP's pooch Rocky wins Westminster Dog of the Year crown, Sky News, Thursday 26 October

Westminster Dog of the Year: Labour defeats Tories to claim coveted crown, London Evening Standard, Thursday 26 October

Rebecca Pow says Channel 4 'pinched' the Great British Bake Off from BBC, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 25 October

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow helps launch the Sustainable Soils Alliance, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 25 October

Soil health wins government attention, Fruitnet, Wednesday 25 October

Could the UK ornamental sector win tax breaks and grants to increase production?, Horticulture Week, Tuesday 24 October

Ornamental sector representatives lobby parliamentarians on tax breaks, labour and water policies, Horticulture Week, Tuesday 24 October

Viewers say Channel 4’s Bake Off is best, head of broadcaster tells MPs, The Guardian, Tuesday 24 October

We didn't snatch Paul Hollywood and the Great British Bake-off, says Channel 4 boss, The Herald, Tuesday 24 October

LETTER: Success in appeal over school placement in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 23 October

Gove says UK cannot withstand further soil fertility loss, Horticulture Week, Monday 23 October

Weather warning forces Wellington Monument's 200th birthday bash inside, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 20 October

Soils Alliance to be launched in Parliament, Horticulture Week, Thursday 12 October

Wellington Natwest branch set to close its doors today, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 9 October

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow backs PM Theresa May amid 'unhelpful' leadership row, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 7 October

Rebecca Pow says at Conservative Party Conference, in Manchester, Labour constituencies 'have no soil', Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 5 October

Tory MP Rebecca Pow Claims Labour MPs Do Not Have ‘Soil’ In Their Constituencies, The Huffpost, Thursday 5 October

Rebecca Pow speaks at Conservative Party Conference ahead of Prime Minister, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 4 October

Bridge at Fitzroy Woods military personnel retreat opened, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 4 October

New patrons of TauntonArts charity include Sir Tim Rice, Michael Eavis and John Cullum, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 3 October

Conservative party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 26 September

Re-ordering project at St John's Church, Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 26 September

Four Somerset MPs join forces to fight £3.5m adult education cut, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 24 September

What will the new "fairer funding" schools formula mean for Somerset?, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 24 September

New housing building opens at Richard Huish College, Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 24 September

Freeman’s Ideas Festival launches today. Now it’s up and running, where will it go next?, Conservative Home, Thursday 21 September

D-Day for controversial 1,600 home plans for Staplegrove, Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 20 September

Four Somerset MPs join forces to fight £3.5m adult education cut, Bridgwater Mercury, Tuesday 19 September

Species Champion, Rebecca Pow, BBC Wildlife Magazine, September 2017

DfE discussing 'options' to reverse provider's £3m funding cut, FE Week, Wednesday 13 September

New Conservative Environment Network 'fails to drill down into fracking and climate policy',The Ecologist, Monday 11 September

Milton grants Somerset MPs emergency meeting with funding agency, FE Week, Friday 8 September

Mendip MP joins forces with other politicians, Chew Valley & Wrinting Vale Gazette, Friday 8 September

Put gardening at the heart of policy making, Tory MPs tell Whitehall in Theresa May backed report, The Telegraph, Friday 8 September

MP demands answers over patient mistreatment probe at Dene Barton Community Hospital, Somerset Live, Thursday 7 September

EU Withdrawal Bill: Green groups keep up pressure on the government, Business Green, Wednesday 6 September

You're never too old - Older Generation Fair, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 29 August

Wellington food and drink festival sets out stall for big day, Wellington Weekly News, Sunday 27 August

Arts minister impressed by ambitious plans for Taunton's Brewhouse, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 14 August

Minister announces T-levels delay, FE Week, Thursday 20 July

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow backs Guide Dogs campaign to cut pavement parking, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 9 July

LETTER: 'Only way to make renting affordable in Taunton is to stop being greedy', Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 9 July

Pow will be eyes and ears of Ministers, Wellington Weekly News, Friday 7 July

Highways England chose 'cheapest and worst' A358 proposal, BBC News, Thursday 6 July

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow meets Transport Secretary Rebecca Pow to discuss A358, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 5 July

Fire safety in council homes on agenda, Wellington Weekly News, Thursday 29 June

Calls for empty fire HQ in Taunton to be occupied, BBC News, Friday 23 June

Rebecca Pow discusses agriculture with new Defra Secretary Michael Gove, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 23 June

Somerset MPs Jacob Rees-Mogg, David Warburton and Rebecca Pow asked to explain why they all blocked housing amendment, Somerset Live, Friday 16 June

Great Picnic in Longrun Meadow, Taunton... Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 13 June

In the general election which West Country MPs won and lost seats? Bristol Post, Thursday 8 June

Somerset picks its new MPs following General Election 2017, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 8 June

Labour's land tax 'would increase cost of food in UK', says NFU, Farming UK, Monday 5 June

Taunton Deane prospective parliamentary candidates express their views on budget cuts to Somerset schools, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 1 June

Labour manifesto 'garden tax' concerns raised, Horticulture Week, Tuesday 30 May

Business Election Hustings taking place in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 29 May

Question time for candidates, Wellington Weekly, Saturday 27 May

Rare chance for horticulture sector to lobby politicians in 'listening mode', Horticulture Week, Friday 28 April

All Party Horticulture group secretary details election industry priorities, Horticulture Week, Thursday 27 April

Party time at bowling club, Wellington Weekly, Thursday 27 April

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heralds multi-million investment in Taunton infrastructure, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 27 April

Wellington Bowling Club names as the best in the South, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 27 April

Conservatives' hard right Brexit plans: UK's great leap backwards to 'dirty man of Europe', The Ecologist, Thursday 27 April

What to look out for in the 2017 local elections on 4 May, New Statesman, Tuesday 25 April

General election: what can Britain learn from France’s results?, Channel 4, Monday 24 April

Events across the county to celebrate Somerset Day on May 11, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 8 April

Tory voters want environmental regulations maintained after Brexit, The Guardian, Tuesday 4 April

MP for Taunton Deane calls for online shopping button for British products only, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 15 March

Supermarkets could soon have online "Buy British" buttons post-Brexit, Retail Gazette, Wednesday 15 March

Marine A, Alexander Blackman, from Taunton, has appeal reduced from murder to manslaughter..., Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 15 March

Wife's joy as Sergeant Blackman is cleared of murder - thanks to Mail readers who raised £800,000 for legal fight, The Daily Mail, Wednesday 15 March

Cosmetics firms urge UK to limit microbeads ban to rinse-off products, Chemical Watch, Tuesday 14 March

Why Brexit is not a piece of cake for Ministry of Cake, The Financial Times, Thursday 9 March

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow secures Westminster Hall debate on microbeads, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 6 March

Microbeads in the spotlight!, Greenpeace, Thursday 2 March

Never-used regional fire centre at Blackbrook Business Park, Taunton, costing taxpayer £2million a year, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 2 March

Speaker's bathroom routine becomes unlikely PMQs topic, BBC News, Wednesday 1 March

Shower habits leave Bercow in a lather, The Times, Wednesday 1 March

PMQs 1st March – We didn’t come down in the last shower, The London Economic, Wednesday 1 March

PMQs recap: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn trade blows over 'nasty' denial of disability benefits to 150,000 people, The Mirror, Wednesday 1 March

Watch the moment speculation over the speaker John Bercow's shower habits brings the house down, The Belfast Telegraph, Wednesday 1 March

Everyone lost it when John Bercow was asked about his shower habits in PMQs, BT News, Wednesday 1 March

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane, sparks laughter in the House of Commons after asking Speaker John Bercow if he showered, This is the West Country, Wednesday 1 March

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane, calls to end flooding terminology "one in 100 years", This is the West Country, Monday 27 February

Sajid Javid visited Wells for launch of Tories Somerset County Council election manifesto, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 26 February

LETTER: Thank you to Taunton MP and staff, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 25 February

Government Growth Deal awards £6.7 million to upgrade Taunton's Toneway from J25 to Creech Castle, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 23 February

CAFOD's Doug Lowe, of Henlade, meets Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow to discuss climate change, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 22 February

Pow tunes in to the power of 10, Wellington Weekly, Saturday 18 February

Guests step to it at dinner-dance, Wellington Weekly, Friday 17 February

Taunton MP Rebecca Pow reacts to the home office stunting Dubs amendment for child refugees, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 17 February

Taunton's Ministry of Cake receives letters of thanks from Boris Johnson and Gavin Williamson for chocolate fudge cakes, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 14 February

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow welcomes greater protection for ancient woodland, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 13 February

IVORY DEBATE: Antiques trade defended in parliamentary debate on UK domestic ivory market, Antiques Trade Gazette, Tuesday 7 February

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow backs new laws to control breeding and selling puppies, This is the West Country, Monday 6 February

Pow ‘sad’ to see town bank close, Wellington Weekly, Sunday 5 February

MP for Taunton Deane Rebecca Pow reacts to Donald Trump state visit to the UK, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 2 February

LETTER: We need to move now to make Taunton a town to be proud of , Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 28 January

Wellington HSBC branch set to close next month, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 26 January

Ministry of Cake trends on Twitter, thanks to Taunton Deane MP , Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 25 January

Rob Wilson says government wants to 'amend' National Citizen Service targets, Third Sector, Wednesday 25 January

Rebecca Pow signs Book of Commitment to honour Holocaust victims, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 24 January

REACTION: Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50 Brexit talks, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 24 January

Panel to tackle 'green' questions, Wellington Weekly, Wednesday 18 January

Taunton gets garden town status - the document that won the daySomerset County Gazette, Thursday 5 January

New garden town Taunton gets the go-ahead but what did readers think of the news?Somerset Live, Wednesday 4 January

Taunton to become one of three new Garden Towns - what does this mean?, Somerset Live, Monday 2 January

New garden town for Taunton gets the go-aheadSomerset County Gazette, Sunday 1 January

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow reflects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017This is the West Country, Sunday 1 January

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow reflects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 1 January

Wellington charity Reminiscence Learning hosts window display in Hatchers in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 8 December

MP urges government to fund Somerset Rivers Authority, BBC News, Thursday 8 December

Proposals for life sentences for motorists causing death by dangerous driving - Jane Hofmeister welcomes the move, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 8 December

£1m bank fines windfall for Wellington Monument project, Wellington Weekly, Monday 5 December

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow pledges her support to new £3.8m Home Building Skills Partnership housing scheme, Somerset Country Gazette, Sunday 4 December

LGBT youth support group's contract withdrawn, BBC News, Wednesday 30 November

Rebecca Pow discusses benefits of gardening in backbench debate on health inequality, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 26 November

Soil health under parliamentary spotlight for the first time, FG Insight, Saturday 26 November

Why walks in Devon can play a role in treating public health, say politicians, Plymouth Herald, Thursday 24 November

Hedgehog watching 'makes you happy', health debate told, BBC News, Thursday 24 November

Wellington Monument to benefit from £1million from LIBOR funding following Autumn Statement, This is the West Country, Thursday 24 November

Wellington Monument awarded £1m towards 'urgent repairs', BBC News, Thursday 24 November

Wellington Monument to benefit from £1million from LIBOR funding following Autumn Statement, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 24 November

Generations unite to remember the fallen, Wellington Weekly, Friday 18 November

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow holds successful Environmental Forum with Tiverton MP Neil Parish, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 14 November

40 Commando Royal Marines exit 'will have a massive effect', BBC News, Tuesday 8 November

UPDATED: Norton Manor Camp, near Taunton, to close, Bridgwater Mercury, Tuesday 8 November

40 Commando Norton Manor Camp in Norton Fitzwarren to close in 2028 announces Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon, This is the West Country, Tuesday 8 November

MPs Criticising Government Over Air Pollution Following ClientEarth Ruling, Blue & Green Tomorrow, Thursday 3 November

'Community hero' to help turn on lights, Wellington Weekly, Wednesday 2 November

Simon Willetts, Combers salon, calls on BT to resolve Taunton High Street's internet, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 30 October

Taunton students from the Bridgwater and Taunton College celebrate graduating, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 27 October

Young at Heart Club at Older People's Fair, Wellington Weekly, Tuesday 25 October

MP for Taunton Deane hosts event for elderly people, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 22 October

MP Rebecca Pow's survey reveals multi-storey car park..., This is the West Country, Friday 21 October

Somerset County Gazette's 'Somerset' book launch, Bridgwater Mercury, Thursday 20 October

Christmas light switch on with special guests at The Emporium, AboutMyArea, Monday 17 October

MP supports Baby Loss Awareness Week, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 9 October

Community hero to turn on Christmas lights, Wellington Weekly News, Sunday 9 October

Nominate a VIP for Christmas light switch-on in Wellington, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 4 October

New partnership opens up wild Taunton for everyone, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 30 September

MP opens company's new offices in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 27 September

A bright new start at Minerva Primary School in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 26 September

Come along: Rebecca Pow to host National Older Peoples Day Fair ..., Somerset County Gazette, Friday 23 September

UK To Ratify Paris Agreement Shows Commitment To Climate Change, Blue & Green Tomorrow, Wednesday 21 September

Refugee aid from Taunton open day, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 18 September

Rebecca Pow and rescue dog Daisy in Westminster Dog of the Year 2016 contest, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 18 September

Ground broken on 78 new homes coming to Parmin Close in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 17 September

Food festival's a tasty treat, Wellington Weekly, Sunday 11 September

National Trust appeals for volunteers to help restore iconic Wellington Monument, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 10 September

Government to ban microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products following Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow's campaign, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 8 September

Crunch time for merger as leaders head to Westminster, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 7 September

MPs call for ban on plastic in cosmetics, Plymouth Herald, Wednesday 24 August

Trust seeks £4m and public support for Monument project, Wellington Weekly, Saturday 13 August

Rebecca Pow survey on £22.9million Taunton Railway Station development, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 12 August 2016

Taunton MP visits Taunton recycling centre, Lets Recycle, Thursday 11 August

Calls for Chancellor Philip Hammond to back A358 and A303 improvement plans, This is the West Country, Thursday 11 August

Why we need to better protect Britain's ancient woodlands, The Ecologist, Monday 1 August 2016

Rebecca Pow appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 29 July 2016

Hinkley delay risks 'significant' economic harm, warn businesses, Plymouth Herald, Friday 29 July 2016

Mid Devon Council adds to funds for feasibility study into train station..., Mid Devon Star, Thursday 21 July 2016

Mid Devon Council adds to funds for feasibility study into train station..., This is the West Country, Wednesday 20 July 2016

Trident: How ever MP votedThe Spectator, Tuesday 19 July 2016

Minister positive on railway station plan, Wellington Weekly News, Saturday 16 July 2016

Duke signs petition to save crumbling Wellington Monument in SomersetBBC News, Friday 15 July 2016

Somerset MPs welcome Theresa May's appointment as next Prime MinisterBridgwater Mercury, Monday 11 July 2016

Duke backs MP's Monument petitionWellington Weekly News, Monday 11 July 2016

Farm brand 'fakers': 'Tesco cynically using British-sounding names to trick its shoppers into buying foreign food', The Daily Mail, Saturday 9 July 2016

Duke of Wellington Charles Wellesley supports Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow's campaign to restore Wellington Monument, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 9 July 2016

Bake-off winners at business showcase, Wellington Weekly, Friday 8 July 2016

'Iraq invasion influences my decision making' - Rebecca Pow's Chilcot Report reactionSomerset County Gazette, 7 July 2016

Acting head of Queen's College tells students the school 'is as strong as it has ever been', Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 5 July 2016

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow calls for stricter dog fighting sentences during Westminster Hall debate, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 3 July 2016

Tributes to those killed at the Battle of the Somme, Yeovil Express, Friday 1 July 2016

Pow in 'pull together' call after poll verdict, Wellington Weekly, Friday 1 July 2016

EU Referendum: Somerset MPs react to vote to leave the EU, Chard and Ilminster News, Wednesday 29 June 2016

EU Referendum: Conservative MP Rebecca Pow says decision will have an impact for many year, Somerset Live, Friday 24 June 2016

Police called to referendum count in Taunton after man allegedly threatens Vote Remain Campaigners, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 24 June 2016

Why the EU is best for the South West's EnvironmentSomerset County Gazette, Wednesday 22 June 2016

EU referendum - the environment is best dealt with Europe-wide, says Rebecca PowSomerset County Gazette, Monday 20 June 2016

'MPs are vulnerable' says Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow following shock death of Jo Cox MP, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 17 June 2016

In or Our?: Taunton hosts EU HustingsSomerset County Gazette, Tuesday 14 June 2016

Mnister says UK government 'fully backs' microbeads banSomerset County Gazette, Tuesday 14 June 2016

Celebrations held across Taunton Deane for the Queen's 90th BirthdaySomerset County Gazette, Monday 13 June 2016

Rebecca Pow finds out about Somerset's Work Programme, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 13 June 2016

Scientist: We could be inhaling microplastics laden with chemicals, The Epoch Times, Friday 10 June 2016

MP Rebecca Pow helps House of Commons win tug of war agains the LordsThis is the West Country, Thursday 9 June 2016

Police called in over bus company closureWellington Today, Thursday 9 June

Stoke St Mary Soapbox Derby, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 6 June 2016

The Wellington Carnival Street Fair, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 5 June 2016

Annual Wellington Carnival Street Fair returnSomerset County Gazette, Friday 3 June 2016

Politicians clash in Brexit debare at Royal Bath and West ShowSmallholder, Friday 3 June 2016

Defra 'will be ready' for Brexit, says Eustice, Farmers Weekly,Thursday 2 June 2016

Bath & West: Defra will be 'Brexit ready', urges EusticePlymouth Herald, Wednesday 1 June 2016

Petition promotes case for new metro stationWellington Weekly, Wednesday 1 June 2016

Young voters take EU matters into their own hands as Devon and Cornwall MPs hit the campaign trailPlymouth Herald, Wednesday 1 June 2016

Police to investigate WebberBusSomerst County Gazette, Wednesday 1 June 2016

Town Monument - now it's over to youWellington Weekly, Saturday 28 May 2016

New laws introduced to tackle legal highsSomerset County Gazette, Thursday 26 May 2016

Work starts on Station Road in TauntonSomerset County Gazette, Monday 23 May 2016

European Arrest Warrant removes 322 foreign criminals from South West, Plymouth Herald, Monday 23 May 2016

Old folk hit by bus firm closureWellington Weekly, Tuesday Sunday 22nd May 2016

Stanley Johnson joins Taunton MP for Environmental ForumSomerset County Gazette, Friday 20 May 2016

Why the Wellington Monument should be savedSomerset Live, Friday 20 May 2016

Could Devon, Cornwall and Somerset get new universities?Plymouth Herald, Thursday 19 May 2016

MP launches petition to restore Wellington MonumentBBC News, Thursday 19 May 2016

Taunton MP launches petition to restore Wellington MonumentSomerset County Gazette, Thursday 19 May 2016

Scientists warn that you could be inhaling chemically laden microplastic, Thursday 19 May 2016

Taunton MP calls for help with urgent repairs at the Wellington MonumentITV News, Wedneday 18 May 2016

Reasons for Webber Bus ceasing trading 'unclear', Bridgwater Mercury, Tuesday 17 May 2016

Council planners are looking at new cafeWellington Weekly, Sunday 15 May 2016

Vivienne Stock-Williams takes over as new Mayor of Taunton DeaneSomerset County Gazette, Friday 13 May 2016

Rebecca digs in for battle anniversairyWellington Weekly, Thursday 12 May 2016

Scientists Warn That You Could Be Inhaling Chemically-Laden Microplastic Particles, Ecowatch, Wednesday 11 May 2016

MP presents petition to Parliament to press for Wellington Railway StationSomerset County Gazette, Tuesday 10 May 2016

Imperative MPs understand scale of plastic pollutionPlymouth Herald, Monday 9 May 2016

Rebecca Pow urges PM to cut down greenhouse gas emissionsSomerset County Gazette, Thursday 5 May 2016

Tory MPs tell Cameron to accept steep cuts needed for UK's fifth carbon budgetThe Guardian, Wednesday 4 May 2016

Conservative backbenchers urge Cameron to back Fifth Carbon BudgetBusiness Green, Wednesday 4 May 2016

Rebecca Pow visits The Big House CoSomerset County Gazette, Sunday 1 May 2016

MP helps produce report saying Britain's EU membership is crucial in shaping UK Environment Policy, This is the West County, Sunday 24 April 2016

Rebecca Pow MP running art & photo competition to celebrate Somerset DaySomerset County Gazette, Saturday 23 April 2016

George Osborne praises Taunton Deane MP for A358 Upgrade, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 23 April 2016

Ministry of Cake boss says leaving the EU would be a huge risk, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 21 April 2016

Somerset bakery decides EU membership is the icing on the cakePlymouth Herald, Thursday 21 April 2016

The Great Railway Station Debate, Wellington Weekly News, Tuesday 19 April 2016

Beekeepers Win Support Over Disease Team, Wellington Weekly News, Tuesday 19 April 2016

The Answer Lies in the Soil, The Guardian, Wednesday 13 April 2016

'MP Rebecca Pow bussing over visiting Taunton Beekeepers' centre...'Somerset County Gazette, Friday 8 April 2016

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow will back 'stay' campaignSomerset County Gazette, Monday 4 April 2016

'Taunton Deane MP urges brexit voters to think of next generation', Western Daily Press, Monday 4 April 2016

EU referendum is the 'elephant in the room' as MPs quiz farming ministers, Plymouth Herald, Thursday 17 March 2016

Fancy some sun? Why flying from Cardiff could be cheaper than Bristol for Taunton Deane holidaymakers, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 15 March 2016

Rebecca Pow's pilates workout in new Taunton studio, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 10 March 2016

What do you think of Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow's 'greyceful' look?, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 9 March 2016

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow's daughter Verity celebrates her sixth birthday - 24 years after she was born, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 29 February 2016

Taunton Deane's Rebecca Pow among top ten most active new MPs, This is the West Country, Monday 29 February 2016

Join MP Rebecca Pow in Clean for the Queen Taunton and Wellington litter picks, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 26 February 2016

Clean for the Queen litter pickers cleaning up Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 16 February 2016

Deane House and County Hall windfalls to counteract fall in Government grant, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 12 February 2016

Rail Minister Claire Perry praises Rebecca Pow's efforts in Wellington Station project, Somerset County Gazette,Thursday 11 February 2016

'Clean for the Queen' Taunton Deane call from MP Rebecca Pow, This is the West Country, Wednesday 3 February 2016

Taunton's Albert Goodman celebrate 150th anniversary, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 27 January 2016

Broadband plans for Somerset lack 'fibre': LETTER, Somerset County Gazette, Sunday 24 January 2016

Operation puts Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow out of action for six weeks, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 18 January 2016

A year in stories: What made the headlines in the Somerset County Gazette during 2015, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 1 January 2016

Calls for long-term funding for flood defence backed by MP, Mid Devon Gazette, Wednesday 30 December 2015

South West MPs back Labour calls for long-term Government flood plans, Western Morning News, Tuesday 29 December 2015

Bees get a bigger buzz from feasting than fighting, Western Daily Press, Thursday 24 December 2015

Parkfield School pupil top of the cards with her design for Rebecca Pow's Christmas card, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 21 December 2015

Taunton MP Secures Ancient Woodland Debate, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 14 December 2015

Inbetweeners' actress will be at Taunton's Carols by Candlelight, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 10 December 2015

Calls to protect flood defence spending as figures reveal 14% cuts, Western Morning News, Monday 7 December 2015

Politicians ‘get more emails about decline of bees than air strikes against Islamic State’, Western Morning News, Monday 7 December 2015

Taunton and Somerset's experts react to Spending Review, Somerset County Gazettte, Wednesday 2 December 2015

Taunton's Bath Place runner up in Great British High Street Awards, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 30 November 2015

Glastonbury festival founder Michael Eavis reveals early romance inspired love of Somerset Levels, Western Daily Press, Sunday 22 November 2015

Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo showrooms to open on ex DLO site in Taunton in 2017, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 17 November 2015

West MPs compete for Westminster Dog of the Year, Western Morning News, Friday 30 October 2015

11 of the most painfully adorable pups from the MP Dog of the Year competition, BT News, Thursday 29 October 2015

New All-Party group will seek parliamentary support for ancient woodland protection, Horticulture Week, Tuesday 27 October 2015

Breaking: EDF signs deal with Chinese to build new nuclear power plant in Somerset, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 21 October 2015

Can putting a price on nature save the British countryside?, Western Morrning News, Friday 16 October 2015

Should the Renewable Heat Incentive be re-ignited?, Business Green, Thursday 15 October 2015

Woolly visitors flock to Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 14 October 2015

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow backs Guide Dogs parking campaign, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 9 October 2015

Taunton Deane's rural businesses need you - vote in the Countryside Alliance Awards, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 6 October 2015

MP Rebecca Pow visits Mecca Bingo in Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 5 October 2015

Woodland Trust backs creation of parliamentary ancient tree group, Horticulture Week, Friday 2 October 2015

Taunton pub chef gets MP's backing in national competition, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 29 September 2015

Rigid Containers invests in new board machine, Packaging News, Friday 25 September 2015

Heads & Governors lobby MP Rebecca Pow over 'unfair' grants to Taunton Deane schools, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 25 September 2015

Taunton commemorates the Battle of Britain 75 years on, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 25 September 2015

Charity concert at Nynehead Court in Wellington great success, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 22 September 2015

Service held at St Peter's Church to commemorate the Battle of Britain, Somerset County Gazette, Monday 21 September 2015

Taunton's £21million link road set to open soon, Somerset County Gazette, Thursday 17 September 2015

Sergeant Alexander Blackman's murder case report to be released to review commission, Western Daily Press, Wednesday 16 September 2015

Taunton MP on Superfast Broadband, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 15 September 2015

MPs criticise police chief misconduct case, BBC News, Thursday 10 September 2015

Ministers confirm plans for universal service obligation on broadband, Western Morning News, Thursday 10 September 2015

World Welly Boot throwing Championship in Wellington, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 1 September 2015

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow visits Wivey Link, Somerset County Gazette, Tuesday 1 September 2015

Waste site dust and din anger, Wellington Weekly News, Wednesday 5 August 2015

Osborne pledges road investment for vital works on roads around Taunton, Somerset County Gazette, Friday 24 July 2015

George Osborne backs South West road upgrade plan for A358 and M5 junction bypass, Western Daily Press, Thursday 23 July 2015

MP Rebecca Pow officially opens Creech St Michael Pre-School's new outdoor area, This is the West Country, Wednesday 15 July 2015

Taunton MP Rebecca Pow wants more girls to study science and engineering, Western Daily Press, Saturday 4 July 2015

South West MP praises progress of women in business, Western Daily Press, Friday 3 July 2015

Taunton MP Rebecca Pow made patron of Rural Fair Share Campaign, Somerset County Gazette, Saturday 13 June 2015

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow's maiden speech in the House of Commons, Somerset County Gazette, Wednesday 3 June 2015

New MP Rebecca Pow tells of being of farming stock, Western Daily Press, Wednesday 3 June 2015

Rebecca Pow touts South West as national powerhouse in maiden speech, Western Morning News, Monday 1 June 2015

Election Taunton Deane result: Rebecca Pow, Western Daily Press, Friday 8 May 2015

Conservatives take control of TDBC and Rebecca Pow is elected as new MP County Gazette, Thursday 7 May 2015

Taunton Deane Elections: Action as it happens This is the West Country, Thursday 7 May 2015

Taunton Deane Election Candidates debate new road scheme BBC News, Monday 27 April 2015

Conservatives target the Lib Dems in the West County The Daily Mail, Thursday 23 April 2015

William Hague visits Wellington County Gazette, Wednesday 15 April 2015

Boris Johnson supports road improvements in Somerset Western Gazette, Wednesday 15 April 2015

Rebecca Pow supports Selworthy School move in Taunton County Gazette, Saturday 7 February 2015

The West County at Westminster ITV News, Friday 21 November 2014

Conservatives Lead Fight Against Legal Highs County Gazette, Thursday 20 November 2014

450 Needles Found During 'Legal High' Clear Up Day County Gazette, Tuesday 18 November 2014

Theresa May backs Rebecca Pow's Fight Against Legal Highs in Taunton County Gazette, Wednesday 5 November 2014

Transport Secretary is Shown Taunton's Road Problems County Gazette, Monday 3 November 2014

Transport Secretary Pledges Boost for West Roads Western Daily Press, Friday 31 November 2014

Rebecca Pow Speaks at Conservative Conference County Gazette, Wednesday 1 October 2014

Mayor of London supports South West Campaigns The Bath Chronicle, Thursday 4 September 2014

Devon Dahlia & Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show This is the West Country, Monday 1 September 2014

New drop-in hub launched by Chaplaincy County Gazette, Tuesday 19 August 2014

Transport Minister Backs Station Plans County Gazette, Thursday 14 August 2014

Swallowfield in Wellington turns to profit Around Wellington, Monday 11 August 2014

Fitzhead Fete Success Wellington Weekly News, Wednesday 6 August 2014

Yeovil Man Triumphs in Fuchsia Show Western Gazette, Tuesday 5 August 2014

College Awarded £1 million for Centre of Excellence County Gazette, Tuesday 22 July 2014

Rebecca Pow invites the Chancellor to view local business County Gazette, Friday 11 July 2014

Enviroment Secretary discusses farmers with Rebecca thisisthewestcountry, Monday 14 July 2014

Prospective MP for Taunton Rebecca Pow visits Musgrove Park Hospital Western Gazette, Thursday 26 June 2014


Rebecca Pow meets with Transport Minister over Taunton Station revamp County Gazette, Wednesday 19 June 2014

Conservative Prospective Member of Parliament supports Crown Estates Chard and Ilminster News, Wednesday 11 June 2014

Rebecca Pow to visit Bradon Farm garden lunch and talk event for RNLI County Gazette, Thursday 05 May 2014

Black tie dinner with Conservative Prospective MP County Gazette, Thursday 22 May 2014

Crown Estate tenants aim to take Somerset homes sell-off protest to Government County Gazette, Tuesday 13 May 2014

Rebecca Pow speaks at Taunton School's Business breakfast County Gazette, Wednesday 30 April 2014

Conservative prospective MP supports Crown tenants County Gazette, Thursday 24 April 2014

Rebecca Pow meets with Enviromntal secretary Owen Paterson to discuss flooding County Gazette, Thursday 17 April 2014

Prospective Conservative MP attends The Rural Living Spring Show County Gazette, Thursday 17 April 2014

Cracknell Boosts Taunton Plan for Watersports Centre British Rowing News Wednesday 9 April 2014

Conservative Prospective MP and James Cracknell back youth watersports facility County Gazette, Thursday 3 April 2014

Taunton Deane's Prospective MP Rebecca Pow targets junction 25 development County Gazette, Friday 28 March 2014

Prospective MP rows with double gold medalist County Gazette, Friday 28 March 2014

Rebecca Pow and James Cracknell inspect River Tone sports plans County Gazette, Friday 28 March 2014

South West Conservative support for Motorhomes County Gazette, Thursday 27 March 2014

Where are our buses? Number 27 WebberBus 'leaving Creech St Michael passengers stranded' County Gazette, Monday 24 March 2014

"Where are our buses?" County Gazette, Thursday 20 March 2014

Music Hub at Hestercombe County Gazette, Thursday 6 March 2014

Praise for farmers from Taunton Deane's Prospective MP County Gazette, Thursday 27 February 2014

So Much Support for Somerset Farmers Bridgwater Mercury, Tuesday 18 February 2014

Broadband fears on the Blackdowns Mid Devon Star, Sunday 16 February 2014

Pow on plastic bags County Gazette, Thursday 13 Feburary 2014

Taunton reaction to 5p plastic bag levy in England ThisistheWestCountry, Tuesday 11 February 2014

Will England follow Wales and charge 5p per carrier bag? Tory MP Candidate Rebecca Pow hopes so Central Somerset Gazette, Friday 7 February 2014

Conservative MP hopeful for Taunton Deane, Rebecca Pow, says a 5p charge on plastic carrier bags would be good for the Environment and countryside Wells Journal, Friday 7 February 2014

Pow on Women in Politics County Gazette, Thursday 6 February 2014

Taunton Deane's prospective MP supports superfast broadband County Gazette, Thursday 13 February 2014

New train station planned for Wellington as council bosses earmark four-year opening County Gazette, Wednesday 29 January 2014


Village says "We're forgotten and abandoned" County Gazette, Thursday 16 January 2014

Building begins on Longforth Farm site Wellington Weekly News, Wednesday 15 January 2014

Burrowbridge 'abandoned and let down' Bridgwater Mercury, Tuesday 14 January 2014