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Somerset WI visit Parliament

Fifty members of the Women’s Institute from across Somerset visited Westminster for a tour of Parliament and to catch up with the county’s MPs yesterday (Monday).

Plastic free Parliament

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed the recent announcement that Parliament will be introducing new measures over the next 12 months to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic across the Parliamentary estate.

James Heappey MP calls for wild animals to be banned from circuses

Wells MP James Heappey has pledged his support to the RSPCA’s campaign to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.

It has been revealed 18 wild animals are still used in the UK and Mr Heappey will be supporting the Wild Animals in Circuses Bill in Parliament.

Happy Somerset Day!

Wishing you a Happy Somerset Day from all at Somerset Conservatives.

Rebecca Pow visits The Life House

Taunton Deane MP met with residents, staff and volunteers at the Life House this week, to learn more about how the charity is supporting single mothers in Taunton and across the UK.

James Heappey sees best of Somerset in Tourism Week

James Heappey MP celebrated English Tourism Week by visiting some of the best local visitor attractions and accommodation – and was accompanied on his tour by Visit Somerset Chairman Hugh Cornwell.