Rebecca Pow

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Conservative MP for Taunton Deane

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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.

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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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Wildlife: Crime 9 Oct 2019

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 04 October 2019. The correct answer should have been: The Government takes wildlife crime seriously. Significant sanctions are available to judges to hand down to those convicted of wildlife crimes. Most wildlife crimes carry a maximum fine of £5,000 an unlimited fine and a six-month custodial sentence. We have no plans to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Wildlife: Crime 9 Oct 2019

    The Government takes wildlife crime seriously. Significant sanctions are available to judges to hand down to those convicted of wildlife crimes. Most wildlife crimes carry a maximum fine of £5,000 an unlimited fine and a six-month custodial sentence. We have no plans to amend these penalties.
  • Delegated Legislation: Exiting the European Union (Plant Health) 8 Oct 2019

    I thank all Members who have contributed to the debate. There were a great many more interventions than one might have expected, and I am heartened to hear that so many people are interested in plants and our biosecurity, which is extremely important to all of us in so many ways. I particularly want to thank the shadow Minister, the hon. Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (Luke...

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Conservative MP for Taunton Deane

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

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

  • 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 Therapy: Training
  • Speech and Language Disorders: Children and Young People
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Hinkley Point C Power Station

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 12 Sep 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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)
Name of donor: Royal Albert Hall
Address of donor: Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Event tickets for myself and two family members, plus hospitality, total value £359

Date received: 12 February 2019

Date accepted: 12 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01539294

(Registered 27 February 2019; updated 18 March 2019)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Wimbledon Championships, total value £370

Date received: 11 July 2019

Date accepted: 11 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 7459469

(Registered 18 July 2019)
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
Council Member of Royal Bath-West Society, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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