Rebecca Pow is MP for Taunton Deane

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Rebecca Pow is MP for Taunton Deane and a member of the Conservative party.

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A healthy ocean is vital to people and the planet ๐ŸŒ

Thatโ€™s why at the @UN Ocean Conference we have made several commitments that will help #SaveTheOcean.

Find out what weโ€™ll do:

Vital new funds from our ยฃ500 million Blue Planet Fund welcomed at #UNOceanConference ยฃ100m for marine protection; ยฃ154m for coastal restoration; more funds to tackle marine plastic. Global action on a sustainable ocean is critical to life #SaveOurOcean
@ZacGoldsmith @DefraGovUK

United, #WeAreNATO.


The lack of dental provision in #Somerset is I know of great concern to many locally. I met with the Health Minister earlier this year & have asked for a follow-up meeting to highlight the extreme difficulties many constituents continue to face in accessing NHS dental treatment

A great opportunity to meet with other Commonwealth countries to discuss the Blue Charter & our priorities for sustainable ocean action #Commonwealth @commonwealthsec #SaveOurOcean

At the @UN Ocean Conference weโ€™re launching the Global IUU Fishing Action Alliance, bringing together countries to lead the fight against illegal fishing ๐ŸŽฃ

It will promote better data sharing and surveillance so we can tackle this global issue together.


The Environment Secretary has selected Alan Lovell as the Government's preferred candidate as Chair of @envagency, the public body that helps protect and enhance the environment.

Read more about Alan Lovell and the next steps โฌ‡๏ธ

The National Insurance Contribution tax cut is coming in next week.

Have you checked how much you could be saving?

The NHS has reduced 2-year waits by 2/3s since January thanks to our plan to bust the Covid backlogs. ๐Ÿ“‰

As part of this I announced a new 'right to choose'. The longest waiters must be offered an alternative provider where they can be seen more quickly.

Great panel on tackling plastic harming the world's ocean. UK has committed a further ยฃ7.5m to the Global Plastics Action Partnership.
Weโ€™re also partnering with the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network to accelerate progress towards a global #PlasticsTreaty @O_P_L_N

The UK stands ready to guarantee a further ยฃ429 million of financial support for Ukraine.

This brings the total amount of UK loan guarantees to ยฃ1.3 billion โ€“ part of ยฃ1.5 billion of UK humanitarian support to Ukraine this year.

SOMERSET WIN BY 16 RUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ


A ยฃ1.5m fine has been issued to Dairy Crest.

Our successful prosecution has led to guilty charges for 21 offences, including leaks of part-treated effluent, biocide pollution which killed thousands of fish, and foul odours that blighted residents.


How can we finance the transition to a nature positive future? ๐ŸŒฟ

Here's what leaders had to say at #Stockholm50 ๐Ÿ‘‡

Watch the full event here:

Meet Thomasin, an #engineer with the EA, who works to make sure the right parts of England get the right flood defence assets so they are better protected when flood happens.

Share this post to inspire more girls and women to pursue a career in engineering.

#INWED22 #TeamEA

This week I'm proud to support #CervicalScreeningAwarenessWeek. Cervical screening (smear tests) can save lives, but 1 in 3 do not attend when invited. Follow @JoTrust to learn more about the test and where you can find support.

As part of #ArmedForcesWeek I welcomed a very special guest to Downing Street. Finley Skinner, 7, from Derby, has raised thousands of pounds for a war memorial village that houses our veterans.

Well done Finley - I hope you enjoyed your well deserved visit to Number 10๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ

This is such good news.
Well done โฆ@pow_rebeccaโฉ George Eustice & โฆ@DefraGovUKโฉ !

Environment Minister @ZacGoldsmith today welcomes the announcement that the #COP15 biodiversity conference will take place later this year.

The UK and 46 partner countries are calling for urgent action to halt and reverse biodiversity loss at COP15.

On 6 July, the NICs tax cut means that 30 million people will have their take-home pay boosted up by ยฃ330 and keep more of what they earn.

Use our new online tool now and find out how these changes could help you:

Last Thursday I was in Bristol as part of a series of events launched to take place across the @DefraGovUK group hubs. It was an excellent opportunity to meet the Defra group staff and senior leaders based in Horizon House face to face and hear about their work and experience.

Today at the Somerset Water Forum we presented our strategy for recovering the Somerset levels and moors, taking a cross sector integrated approach to deliver multiple benefits for #people & #nature incl #carbon #waterquality #floodresilience & #biodiversitynetgain @Somerset_CP

Thank you my friend President @ZelenskyyUa for hosting me in Ukraine yesterday.

It was incredibly moving to walk the streets of Kyiv with you once more, to pay tribute to your fallen soldiers whose sacrifice, unconquerable courage and bravery we will never forget.

Many congrats to the Wellington Weekly on being presented with a Platinum Jubilee medal from Wellington Town Council for their important role in keeping the community informed over many years @AroundWelly @CountyGazette

Great to see Wellington Weeklyโ€™s excellent coverage of our wonderful Wellington Monument restoration project & the Tourism Minister @HuddlestonNigel @dcms visit. Proud to introduce Nigel to key volunteers who continue to help so much @AroundWelly

Always good to catch up with Mark Braund on educational matters; &
I was delighted to congratulate him on his new headship at North Town School in Taunton

My mum was a pharmacist and my dad's a GP - the reason I became a politician is because I saw the impact they had on our local community.

It was great to visit @BootsUK yesterday and thank their staff for everything they did to help get the country through coronavirus.

Setting the scene at the Water Forum today - bringing all parties together to discuss future water challenges and opportunities in Somerset, partnerships & catchments will be key @SRAnews @EnvAgencySW @NFUsouthwest @antgib

Our Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill is having its Second Reading in Parliament.

The Environment Secretary will open the debate. The @HouseofCommons will decide if the bill passes to the next stage.

Watch how @TheSainsburyLab are using #GeneEditing ๐Ÿ‘‡

I know many constituents have been in touch with concerns regarding the revised First Bus timetable affecting a number of routes across #TauntonDeane I've requested an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of First Bus and will be in touch with an update following the meeting

@sportrectweets @QueensTennis @the_LTA @HuddlestonNigel @BASIS_org @Jack_Baker6 @pow_rebecca Thank you @the_LTA and @pow_rebecca for a wonderful day and future discussions and plans for sustainability in sportโ€ฆ.

Delighted to have our CEO @LisaWainwright5 at @QueensTennis to discuss the Sport Environment and Climate Coalition - thanks to @the_LTA for hosting and sharing their vision! ๐Ÿ’š

Really positive meeting with the Minister for Nature Recovery and the Domestic Environment ๐Ÿ˜Š

Today, on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Falklands Conflict, we remember the 255 members of service personnel who died to protect the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.


Our iconic Wellington Monument โ€“ which will be floodlit tonight to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War ending โ€“ has been featured in a national publication.
Full details via this link:

We're backing British farmers so we can grow and eat more of our own domestic produce, harness new tech opportunities and strengthen our food security.

Introducing our first ever Food Strategy:

@40Commando have been awarded their Queen's #PlatinumJubilee medals at Norton Manor Camp. Families join @RoyalMarines on the day to celebrate 70 years of Service.


We're putting food security at the heart of our #FoodStrategy ๐ŸŒฑ

We are committed to...
- backing our farmers by helping to increase domestic production
- investing in innovation and technology to boost sustainable productivity

Find out more:

Honoured to present #PlatinumJubilee medals to deserving @RoyalMarines @40commando in this special year; and thank you to all our marines for their dedicated, professional and much valued service to keep us safe. @DefenceHQ

I've been pleased to work with Members on all sides of the House who share my passion for rivers, & I paid tribute many opposition MPs today. But I wonโ€™t let that consensus be undermined for short term political campaigning, & will call it out when I see it.

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