Local MP slams “GP crisis” as Bath area sees 43% increase in four-week long waits

2 April 2024

The number of four-week waits for a GP appointment rose by 43% in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire last year, new research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

Read more

Wera Hobhouse MP blasts 258% increase in sewage dump duration as Avon named second worst hit river in England and Wales

28 March 2024

Last year, 32,500 hours worth of sewage was dumped into the River Avon, which runs through Bath, marking a 258% increase on 2022. Wera Hobhouse, Liberal Democrat MP for Bath, has deemed this shocking data to be a clear example of an environmental scandal.

Read more

Bath MP slams government’s obsession with “energy sources of the past”

19 March 2024

Wera Hobhouse, Liberal Democrat MP for Bath and Spokesperson for Energy Security and Net Zero, slammed the government for failing to focus on securing a sustainable future, and instead adhering to the polluting status quo.

Read more

More news...

Casework Success Stories


“I’d waited 8 months for the DVLA to clear me to drive after a medical incident. Wera wrote to DVLA and got me cleared within three weeks.”


“Wera achieved in a few days what weeks of fruitless phone calls and emails to the DWP on my part could not, and resolved what was a distressing and financially difficult time for me. I was impressed and delighted with her efforts!”


“Wera understands the annual misery caused to Bath residents by noisy, messy urban gulls breeding in the centre of Bath and has confronted the government minister in charge of Natural England about the need for more effective control of gull numbers. She’s backing the council too in its campaign to proof their roofs against gulls. At last, an MP taking some action on this urban menace!”