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Wera Stands Up for Creative Education in Face of Government Cuts

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, has this week written to Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson voicing her concerns about his recent statements announcing that the teaching grant would be withdrawn from “C1” or creative subjects. Bath’s MP wrote the letter after speaking with representatives from Bath Spa University.  


Local MP Slams Government’s Proposed Changes to Planning Process

Last week Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, heavily criticised proposed changes to the planning process, first published by Government on 6th August in the Planning for the Future White Paper.


Bath MP Champions National Trust, on its 125th Anniversary, in Parliament

Last week Bath MP, Wera Hobhouse, stood up for the reputation of the National Trust in Parliament, arguing that Parliament should be “congratulating the National Trust on all the wonderful work that it has done”.


MP Asks Government “To Level to Playing Field” for High Street Shops

Last week Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, spoke in the House of Commons asking Government to provide more support for our “changing” high streets.


Bath MP Presents Parliamentary Petition for Permanent Weight Limit on Cleveland Bridge

Last week Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, presented a petition to the House of Commons that was signed by 1,290 Bath residents.


Minister Promises Bath MP Support for New Mothers is “Focus” Of Government Mental Health Strategy

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, asked a question last week in the House of Commons, seeking reassurance that Government is doing all they can to improve maternity services “across the country”.


Local MP Promises to Support Bath Businesses Through a “Very Different” Holiday Season

Today Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, promised to support Bath businesses and institutions through the Christmas period – sharing highlights and events on her online channels as part of a social media Advent Calendar.


Bath MP Cautiously Welcomes Return of Spectators to Sports Games

Bath MP, Wera Hobhouse, has today cautiously welcomed the Government announcement that a limited number of spectators will be able to return to sports games in Tier one and Tier two areas from next week.


MP Calls for Support for Bath’s Small Businesses

Last week Wera Hobhouse championed small business in Bath asking Jacob Rees-Mogg – Leader of the House of Commons – to urgently review business rates and “substantially reduce this tax on retail”.


Bath MP Builds Cross-Party Coalition for Campaign to Support Disabled Workers

Last week Wera Hobhouse tabled an Early Day Motion in her continued campaign to support disabled workers through the pandemic.


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