TAUNTON Deane's MP has been given further responsibility in the House of Commons.

Rebecca Pow has been appointed as Parliamentary under secretary of state for arts, heritage and tourism, within the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

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Ms Pow posted on social media about her new appointment.

She wrote on Twitter: "Honoured and absolutely delighted to be appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for arts, heritage and tourism.

"A glorious remit with a cracking team.

"Looking forward to immersing myself in it all."

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