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Wera's Clean Air Victory Secured

Today, in a victory for the Liberal Democrats, the Government has confirmed they are looking at implementing Wera Hobhouse’s car idling bill.


Speech: Carbon Zero Britain

 

At The Green Lib Dem Conference, Climate Change spokesperson Wera Hobhouse set out her vision of how we make Britain Carbon Zero by 2045...


Bath Summers Set to be 5 Degrees Hotter with 30% Less Rainfall Unless We Act

Climate scientist Dr Jo House has predicted hotter, drier summers for the Bath by 2100 at a Bath Briefing organised by MP Wera Hobhouse.


Save Our Schools Protest

On Saturday, 1000 parents, children and teachers descended on Bath city centre to march against government school cuts, in one of the biggest protests in the city in recent memory.


Wera Hobhouse Tables Bill to Tackle Idling Vehicles

Today, for World Environment Day, Bath MP Wera Hobhouse, the Liberal Democrat Climate Change spokesperson, is tabling a Bill to give local authorities more powers to issue fines to idling vehicles.


MPs: Government Must Act On Eating Disorders

The government must take serious action on eating disorders, a call backed by a group of MPs who have sent a letter to the Department of Health. 

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.


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