Wera Hobhouse

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Bath Liberal Democrat

Wera Hobhouse’s voting in Parliament

Wera Hobhouse is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

However, Wera Hobhouse sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Wera Hobhouse voted against reducing central government funding of local government, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Wera Hobhouse has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Sexual Exploitation: Accommodation 13 Sep 2018

    What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on increasing the number of successful prosecutions of people that offer rent-free accommodation in return for sex.
  • Women and Equalities: Sexual Exploitation: Accommodation 13 Sep 2018

    I thank the BBC’s “Inside Out West” for its investigation into this despicable practice which, as the Minister pointed out, is illegal, although it continues to target vulnerable women and men. Will the Minister continue to work with me, as we did on upskirting, and consider a code of conduct, or perhaps go even further and consider binding legislation to prevent websites...
  • Women and Equalities: Topical Questions 13 Sep 2018

    LGBT youths are significantly over-represented among young people facing homelessness. Will the Government support a shift to mandatory monitoring of gender and sexual orientation by publicly commissioned homelessness services?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unitary Councils
  • Great Western Railway Line: Electrification
  • Housing: Finance
  • Schools: Voyeurism

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 16 Jun 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two separate houses in Rochdale Metropolitan Borough, owned jointly with my husband: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Compotex GmbH; technical textile finishing. (Registered 05 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee, Norden Community Trust. (Registered 05 July 2017)
Patron, Bath Festivals. (Registered 05 July 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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