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Record Levels of Self-Harm Show Women's Prisons Are In Crisis

Responding to latest figures which show that self-harm by female prisoners reached a record high in 2020, Bath MP and Liberal Democrat Justice Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse said:


Bath MP Campaigns to Reduce Maternal Health Inequalities

Speaking last week in Parliament, Bath’s MP, Wera Hobhouse called out the ‘horrifying’ disparity between health outcomes for Black and Asian mothers in the UK. Currently, Black women are five times more likely to die in childbirth.


Wera Campaigns for British Sign Language to be Given Legal Status by Government

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, has called on Government to bring forward legislation to make British Sign Language a legally recognised language – 18 years after the Government declared it as one.


Bath MP Raises Constituent Concerns over the Nature Emergency in Westminster

Last week, Bath’s MP Wera Hobhouse raised the “nature emergency” in Parliament, asking the Government to listen to the “157 constituents” that have written to her about this since January.


MP Welcomes Bath Rugby Announcement

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, welcomed the announcement by Bath Rugby that future plans for the proposed new 'Stadium for Bath' will not include a car park under the pitch as was originally put forward.


MP to Sainsbury’s: Show Goodwill to Bath Farmers’ Market

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse has written to Sainsbury’s local management and head office asking them to show goodwill to Bath Farmers’ Market by offering the Homebase car park as a temporary location while Green Park Station roof undergoes repairs.


Local MP Champions Disability Rights in Parliament

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, spoke last week in Parliament asking Government to raise the Carer’s Allowance, create a targeted strategy about disability and employment, and invest in the long-term future of social care.


Bath MP Champions Students who have Lost Out on Education

Last week Liberal Democrats in Parliament called on the Government to double hardship funds for university students to £700m and compensate them for lost teaching and rent.


MP Secures Parliamentary Debate on Behalf of Constituents

This week Bath MP, Wera Hobhouse, led a parliamentary debate on ‘Global Human Security’ asking Government to rethink the way we approach risk and defence.


Local MP Welcomes Funding for Bath Philharmonia

Bath’s MP, Wera Hobhouse, has warmly welcomed new grant money awarded to the Bath Philharmonia.


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