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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.

James Heappey MP welcomes mental health funding for troops

Wells MP James Heappey has welcomed the Government’s decision to invest £220 million in mental health services for our Armed Forces and veterans. The measures include the recent launch of a 24/7 Military Mental Health Helpline.