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Bath MP Supports Permanent 18 Tonne Weight Limit for Cleveland Bridge

Wera Hobhouse today called on Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps to hold a meeting with all MPs in the Western Gateway Transport Board to discuss upgrading the A350, removing the A36/A46 from the primary road network, and directing A4, Bristol-bound traffic to the A420.


Bath MP Explores Fairfield House

On Friday 16th October, Bath MP Wera Hobhouse visited Fairfield House, which HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I gifted to the city of Bath. 


Speech: Government Has No Regard For Compassion Or Humanity

In a speech last night, Wera spoke in support of two amendments to the Immigration Bill, both of which the government voted down.

Wera Celebrates Return of Live Theatre to Bath

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse attended the Theatre Royal on Friday 16th October to enjoy a live performance of the modern classic, Betrayal, by Harold Pinter.


Conversation: Black History Month With Renée Jacobs

This Black History Month, Wera is championing black voices in Bath and providing a platform for some of the individuals within the city's black communities.

New Food Pantry Supporting Bath Families

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse visited Mercy in Action, a Bath-based charity running a successful food pantry on Lower Bristol Road.


Wera Congratulates Recipients of £2.2m Funding from Arts Council England

A number of Bath’s iconic arts organisations have received a total of £2.2m from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future.  


Record High Hate Crimes Must Be Combated

Bath MP and Liberal Democrat Equalities Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse is leading the party’s call on anyone "with the privilege of a public platform – including Government Ministers" to "condemn the irresponsible and divisive rhetoric that inflames hatred", as new official figures show hate crimes have risen to a new record high.


Conversation: Black History Month With Rob Mitchell

This Black History Month, Wera wants to champion black voices in Bath and provide a platform for some of the individuals within the city's black communities.

New COVID-19 Testing Site In City Centre Arrives At Critical Time

Wera welcomed the opening of a new walk-through COVID-19 testing site in the centre of Bath, something she had called for.


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