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Rebecca Pow’s voting in Parliament
Rebecca Pow is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Rebecca Pow’s votes.
Voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2022.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 6 absences, between 2015–2022.
Voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2017–2021.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 65 votes against, 6 absences, between 2016–2021.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Last updated: 2 Mar 2022.
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Rebecca Pow has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I am honoured to be able to pay tribute to the remarkable life of Her late Majesty, who has touched all our hearts in so many ways, bringing comfort and guidance to all of us whenever those were needed. Queen Elizabeth II holds a very special place in the hearts of the people of Taunton Deane. She made a visit in 1987, which was the first by a monarch in over 300 years, since the Monmouth...
I will cry in a minute! Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is this Government who have prioritised this issue of tackling sewage discharges, with the monitoring, the reporting and the big investigation under way; and that, contrary to what we have heard from some Members, the Liberal Democrats actually voted against all those measures in the Environment Act? So they could have helped....
Obviously I am speaking up for BTECs, but I also think the Government are going in absolutely the right direction in terms of skills and opportunities, recognising that they need to be aligned with business needs. I am sure the hon. Lady would agree with that.
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Conservative MP for Taunton Deane
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Rebecca Pow campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Speech and Language Disorders: Children
- Speech and Language Disorders: Children and Young People
- Speech Therapy: Training
- Hinkley Point C Power Station
- Colorectal Cancer
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (12 Sep 2019 to 7 Jul 2022)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (23 May 2019 to 10 Sep 2019)
- Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 15 Jul 2019)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 15 Jul 2019)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (2 Nov 2016 to 22 Mar 2017)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Somerset: (i) and (ii). (Registered 02 June 2015)
House in Somerset, owned jointly with my sister: (i) and (ii). (Registered 02 June 2015)
Agricultural land owned jointly with other family members: (i) and (ii) including income from a telecom mast. (Registered 02 June 2015)
Commercial building in Somerset, of which I own a 10 percent share: (i) and (ii). (Registered 02 June 2015)
Council Member of Royal Bath-West Society, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015)
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