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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Eating Disorders — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 16 Oct 2018

    I thank everyone who is here, particularly the amazing campaigners, including Lorna, Hope and the representatives from Beat, who do amazing work to help us all to break the silence and the shame that sufferers feel. We can do a lot as a society and social media can help. Practical things can be done, where Government and mental health services are responsible. We have been talking—I...
  • Eating Disorders — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 16 Oct 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered reducing stigma around eating disorders. It is a honour to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. We probably all know at least one sufferer or ex-sufferer of an eating disorder. As one put it to me, eating disorders are the easiest thing to get into and the hardest to get out of. We have come a long way in recent years, but we are nowhere near...
  • Eating Disorders — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 16 Oct 2018

    I totally agree. There are a number of people in the Public Gallery today who have spoken out. I will come on to how important it is that people have the confidence and feel secure enough to speak out. It takes an average of 58 weeks from someone realising that they have a problem to them seeking help from a GP. That is more than a year of self-doubt, self-loathing and self-harm. On average,...

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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
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Unitary Councils
  • Great Western Railway Line: Electrification
  • Housing: Finance

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: 1 Oct 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)

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