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Schools Funding Crisis

A letter recently sent to every parent in Bath and North East Somerset says that schools are reaching ‘breaking point’. The letter, signed by virtually every Headteacher in the area, tells parents that schools are experiencing ‘unprecedented cuts to school budgets.’

Worrying Gap Between Young and Old Revealed

New APPG on Social Integration report highlights division between the ages.

Speech: We are Failing to Rehabilitate Prisoners

Wera Hobhouse made an impassioned speech in the chamber, highlighting the dire state of our rehabilitation system.

Wera Hobhouse Tables Motion Supporting Sexual Violence Survivors

Working with campaigner Fern Champion and the End Violence Against Women Coalition, Lib Dem MP for Bath Wera Hobhouse last night tabled an Early Day Motion demanding that the Conservative Government enshrine the Istanbul Convention in law to help ensure that sexual violence survivors have access to the support services they need.

Wera Joins First Ever Permanent Cross-Party Network in Parliament

Wera Hobhouse has joined 50 Members of Parliament from seven political parties to establish a groundbreaking network for cross-party campaigning in Westminster.

Bath Briefing 2019: Climate Change

Bath Briefing 2019: Climate Change, Thursday 13th June, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, BRLSI, Bath.

The most recent IPCC Report set a deadline to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. It has prompted many of us - from Extinction Rebellion to the Youth Climate Alliance - to act. We are facing a climate emergency.

Bath's New Eating Disorder Hub: Anorexia & Bulimia Care

Bath's MP Wera Hobhouse has welcomed the new Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC) Support Hub, a service open to all local residents thanks to two year funding from St John’s Foundation, Bath.

#DumpTheScales Reaches Number 10

The #DumpTheScales campaign reached 10 Downing Street today, lead by mental health campaigner Hope Virgo.

"Seeing It My Way" Exhibition Celebrates Artists with Autism

An exhibition of art by children and adults with autism held in Bath during Autism Awareness Week (1st - 7th April) was sparked by an idea from Seb Potts, aged 8, a pupil at the Margaret Coates Centre in Bath.

Vince Impressed By Local Team

During a visit to Bath on Thursday, Vince Cable boosted the Liberal Democrat campaign to wrest control of Bath and North East Somerset Council from the Tories. “Our team is the strongest and most impressive locally”, said the Liberal Democrat leader.  

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