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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.

Rebecca Pow MP welcomes greater protection for ancient woodland

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow’s tireless campaign to gain more protection for ancient woodland has borne fruit with the Prime Minister’s announcement this week that there are plans to overhaul England’s planning policy to provide far more robust protection for this special habitat.