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Speech: Fighting Gender Discrimination In Our Society


Wera Hobhouse delivered a passionate speech in parliament, vowing to fight the gender discrimination that's still rife in our society. 

Bath To Get New Police Station

Bath is to get a new police station in Lewis House on Manvers Street, following an announcement by the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner. 

Wera Calls On The Government To Protect Animal Welfare

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, calls on the government to ensure the legal protection of animal welfare in the event of the UK leaving the European Union...

Speech: School Funding Cuts


I would like to focus on the overall school system and the malaise that can be taken right back to academisation and this Government’s ideological approach to academies...

What Does A Good Democracy Look Like?

Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, met with twenty-five Politics students at the University of Bath last week to explore the question: What does a good democracy look like?

Wera Hobhouse Captivated By Bath’s Herschel Museum

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse visited the Herschel Museum of Astronomy on New King Street...

Speech: Eating Disorders Awareness Week

I would like to thank the honourable member for securing this important – and extremely timely – debate.

Wera Pressures The Government To Introduce FGM Bill

The Liberal Democrats have secured assurances that a Bill on female genital mutilation (FGM) will be introduced in Government time, but have called for the way in which Private Members Bills' are debated to be reassessed...

Speech: End Short Term Prison Sentences

The recall of female offenders has gone up by 131% in the last twelve months since this Government introduced mandatory post-custody supervision...

Wera Hobhouse Opens South-West Model UN Conference at University of Bath

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse officially opened the South-West Model United Nations (SWMUN) 2019 Conference on Friday 15th February. She spoke about her career in politics which began when she was a student,  the ongoing Brexit drama and climate change...

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