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: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Energy Consumption (Innovative Technologies) 12 Sep 2018

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Secretary of State to undertake a public consultation on innovative technologies and energy consumption in households and commercial properties and to report on responses to that consultation and steps to be taken to encourage the development of innovative technologies to reduce energy consumption; and for connected...
  • Police: Financial Sustainability 12 Sep 2018

    I pay tribute to the hard-working police force of Avon and Somerset, which is making changes in its operating system. I was in touch with the force recently because it has altered its inquiry opening hours, but that is because it is having to adapt to changing demands. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is right to adapt to such changes, and will he reassure me that he remains committed...

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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 123 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rebecca Pow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 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 86.19% 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") 174 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 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
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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