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Taunton Deane

Taunton Deane is a constituency in Somerset, in the South West of England. The seat has been held by Rebecca Pow (Conservative) since May 2015.

Current MP

Name: Rebecca Pow

First elected: 2015-05-07

Party: Conservative

Rebecca Pow is the Conservative MP for Taunton Deane, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. She currently holds the Government post of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

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The people of Taunton Deane have contributed a total of 16,344 signatures to 713 currently open petitions. That's round about average.

Top petitions in Taunton Deane

Open petitions with the most signatures
  1. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,595 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  2. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    729 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  3. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    578 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  4. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    480 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  5. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    439 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  6. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    366 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  7. Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    309 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  8. Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination
    Opened on Tuesday 4th August 2020
    303 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  9. Broker a ceasefire for all sides in Yemen to carry out humanitarian aid
    Opened on Thursday 16th July 2020
    270 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  10. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    260 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  11. Cancel GCSEs and A Levels in 2021
    Opened on Wednesday 19th August 2020
    255 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  12. Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19
    Opened on Monday 15th June 2020
    241 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  13. Lower university tuition fees for students until online teaching ends
    Opened on Monday 5th October 2020
    229 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  14. Allow Zoos and Wildlife attractions to reopen with social distancing in place
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    225 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  15. Exempt driving tests and lessons from COVID-19 restrictions
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    219 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  16. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    219 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  17. Take action to stop illegal immigration and rapidly remove illegal immigrants
    Opened on Wednesday 8th July 2020
    217 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  18. Let Us Dance - Support nightclubs, dance music events and festivals
    Opened on Thursday 30th July 2020
    217 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  19. Reform the Gender Recognition Act.
    Opened on Friday 24th July 2020
    214 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  20. Require universities to partially refund tuition fees for 20/21 due to Covid-19
    Opened on Wednesday 29th July 2020
    212 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

Open petitions of local interest
  1. Exempt driving tests and lessons from COVID-19 restrictions
    Opened on Friday 6th November 2020
    219 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  2. Equalise Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax
    Opened on Monday 27th July 2020
    13 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  3. End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry
    Opened on Wednesday 14th October 2020
    1,595 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  4. Fully fund schools for Covid-19 costs and provide relief for loss of income
    Opened on Monday 2nd November 2020
    200 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  5. Reclose schools and colleges due to increase in COVID-19 cases
    Opened on Tuesday 22nd September 2020
    729 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  6. Limit the Sale and Use of Fireworks to Organisers of Licensed Displays Only
    Opened on Tuesday 21st July 2020
    480 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  7. Exempt golf courses from the list of venues required to close due to Covid-19
    Opened on Friday 1st May 2020
    439 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  8. Include the impact of fast fashion on the curriculum
    Opened on Thursday 23rd July 2020
    19 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  9. Protect the UK's dwindling hedgehog population before it's too late.
    Opened on Thursday 1st October 2020
    205 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  10. Award all Nursing Staff in the NHS a pay rise of 10% backdated to 1 April 2020
    Opened on Friday 29th May 2020
    309 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  11. Stop culling immediately and start widespread vaccination of badgers now
    Opened on Wednesday 6th May 2020
    141 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  12. Prevent gyms closing due to a spike in Covid 19 cases
    Opened on Wednesday 12th August 2020
    578 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  13. Ban the shooting of badgers immediately
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    198 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  14. Ban the exploitative import of young puppies for sale in the UK.
    Opened on Saturday 27th June 2020
    260 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  15. Teach Britain's colonial past as part of the UK's compulsory curriculum
    Opened on Wednesday 10th June 2020
    366 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  16. Country Of Origin Labelling should be compulsory on all imported food
    Opened on Wednesday 22nd July 2020
    37 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  17. Commit to a public review of HS2 project and suspend all on-going work now
    Opened on Tuesday 9th June 2020
    164 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  18. Make it a specific criminal offence to assault a highway workers
    Opened on Thursday 24th September 2020
    53 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  19. Omit the NHS from any future trade deal with the US
    Opened on Monday 11th May 2020
    219 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

  20. Direct DVSA to fully reopen all driving test centres and release more test slots
    Opened on Wednesday 9th September 2020
    28 signatures so far in Taunton Deane

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