Wera Hobhouse

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport)

Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

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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 consistently voted against raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax, 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.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: The Climate Emergency 17 Oct 2019

    The climate emergency is real, and we must act now to get to net zero as soon as possible. While the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of huge dangers to the planet, while our own Committee on Climate Change is reminding the Government that they are not even reaching their old target, while our young people are worrying about their future, and while climate protesters have...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 14 Oct 2019

    Why was it that we did not leave on 29 March? Was it not because Conservative Members consistently did not vote together for a particular Brexit proposal?
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 14 Oct 2019

    My right hon. Friend is movingly describing the huge anxiety that a lot of EU citizens face as a result of an unfair and unsuitable application process. It should have been a registration process, but this Government just do not treat EU citizens fairly. Does she agree that they have never counted the human cost of this anxiety?

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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 of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unitary Councils
  • Great Western Railway Line: Electrification
  • Local Government: Dorset

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport) (since 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Environment and Climate Change) (since 7 Feb 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice) (7 Feb 2019 to 21 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (16 Jun 2017 to 8 Feb 2019)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Mark Roper
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000

Date received: 10 September 2018

Date accepted: 10 September 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 November 2018)
Name of donor: Michael Maude
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 15 November 2018

Date accepted: 15 November 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 December 2018)
Name of donor: Michael Maude
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 18 September 2019

Date accepted: 18 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 September 2019)
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)
From 29 August 2018 to 28 August 2022, Director (Co-opted Trustee) of the Palladian Academy Trust. (Registered 13 November 2018)

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

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