Rebecca Pow

MP, Taunton Deane

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Taunton Deane Conservative

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.

However, Rebecca Pow sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rebecca Pow voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Rebecca Pow has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 23 Nov 2018

    Energy Consumption (Innovative Technologies) Bill - 2nd reading – Rebecca Pow. Legislation
  • Finance (No. 3) Bill 12 Nov 2018

    The hon. Gentleman just talked about spurious rhetoric, but I want to take him back to what he said about climate change, because he completely misses the point. The Government are doing more on climate change than any before them. A great deal of it is being done by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the...
  • Finance (No. 3) Bill 12 Nov 2018

    Will the Minister also confirm that this Government are raising the living wage—the national living wage—and that that really is giving people more money? Although that might be difficult for businesses, it is really beneficial for our constituents.

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Conservative MP for Taunton Deane

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Rebecca Pow campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Speech and Language Disorders: Children
  • Hinkley Point C Power Station
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Trees: Diseases
  • Energy: Waste

Currently held offices

  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 124 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rebecca Pow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 179 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: CTF Group
Address of donor: 6th Floor, 7 Old Park Lane, London W1K 1QR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hotel accommodation for two nights during the Conservative Party Conference, value £500

Date received: 30 September – 2 October 2018

Date accepted: 30 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07196537

(Registered 01 October 2018; updated 19 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group (sponsored by EDF Energy, Arup, HSBC, Cambridge Assessment, John Swire & Sons & City of London)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): international flights: £1,803.71; accommodation: £448.83; domestic travel and food £185.49; other costs £329.71; total £2,767.74

Destination of visit: China (Qingdao & Harbin)

Dates of visit: 28 July - 3 August 2018

Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen parliamentarians' understanding of China.

(Registered 07 August 2018)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 22 June 2018, Vice President of Somerset Wildlife Trust, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 08 August 2016 and 19 October 2019)
Council Member of Royal Bath-West Society, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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