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Home for Rough Sleepers

Early on in the action to control Coronavirus, Government made it a priority and provided  emergency funding  to ensure all rough sleepers had a place to go.  Together with our partners at Somerset West & Taunton Council and the YMCA Dulverton Group successful  accommodation and support has b

Column | Rebecca Pow MP - 30th Mar

Last week, the Government announced a range of extensive and unprecedented measures to help fight the coronavirus outbreak. The Government continues to follow the scientific advice closely, introducing measures as and when they will be most effective.

Column | Rebecca Pow MP - 17th Feb

I am delighted to have been asked by the Prime Minister to continue to serve as the Minister for the Environment focusing on delivering the Government’s commitment to make this country the cleanest and greenest on earth and tasked with bringing the transformative Environment Bill through Parliame

Further investment in Taunton’s infrastructure

A much needed upgrade to the Toneway Creech Castle junction in Taunton is on track to start within a few months, following a decision taken earlier today by the Cabinet at Conservative-run Somerset County Council.

New Road Safety Measures

Nerrols School is to get new road safety measures, after concerns were raised about cars speeding past its gates. Staff and parents at the primary school, which opened in September 2019, spoke to a local councillor after several incidents of drivers driving too fast along Nerrols Drive.