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 consistently 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    There is much to welcome in this Finance Bill and I am very pleased to be taking part in this fascinating debate. Contrary to the ill-informed comments of the hon. Member for Aberdeen North (Kirsty Blackman), this Bill provides the framework for making the UK one of the most competitive fiscal regimes for oil and gas in the world. I was going to intervene to make that point but decided to...
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    Indeed. Where are they, to speak up for themselves? Having made a strong case with my Conservative local council, my Conservative county council, and the line-up of all the other Conservative MPs in Somerset, we have money coming forward to upgrade the A358 and create a super-expressway to the south-west. We have had £7 million for a smart motorway on the M5, £6 million for the Tone...
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    Is not one of the fundamental reasons why the economy is in safe hands with those of us on the Conservative Benches because Conservatives have an understanding of the importance of business? My hon. Friend is still in business. Unless one understands how business works and what makes it tick, we cannot raise the revenues necessary to pay for what we need in this country.

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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 Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Hinkley Point C Power Station
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Trees: Diseases
  • Coal: Export Credit Guarantees
  • Agriculture and Water: Israel

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 93 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rebecca Pow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 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 78.80% 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rebecca Pow’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 25-30 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 20 October 2016)
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
Vice President of Somerset Wildlife Trust, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 08 August 2016)
Council Member of Royal Bath-West Society, unpaid. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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