March was the best-ever month for Lib Dem grassroots donations outside of an election campaign. Read about this and more in Lib Dem Newswire #123. … Read the full post »
Layla Moran was elected as the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Oxford West and Abingdon at the 2017 general election, taking the seat off the Conservatives.
She had also contested the seat in 2015, after having previously stood in Battersea and for the London Assembly.
A former maths and physics teacher, she was the first Liberal Democrat from an ethnic minority background to be elected at a general election. (Her mother is Palestinian.)
She has been the party’s education spokesperson and was briefly arrested by the police in 2013, as she explained in a public statement in 2019.
You can find contact details for Layla Moran here.
It’s a bit perturbing reading media coverage of the Liberal Democrats at the moment. Stories about the party’s imminent leadership race keep on appearing and… … Read the full post »
In a message on Twitter this evening, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran set out what really happened at the 2013 Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. … Read the full post »
There’s a fair chance that the People’s Vote march on Saturday will be the largest concentration of Liberal Democrat members ever seen outside a federal conference, and quite possibly the largest even taking them into account. … Read the full post »
Vince Cable: It is a sobering thought that just under 2,000 years ago there were people gathered on this spot no doubt complaining about a treaty from Rome… … Read the full post »
I’ve often joked that when last year Vince Cable talked about standing down as party leader once Brexit is resolved, that would mean he stays as leader until at least 2047. … Read the full post »
Welcome to LDN #122, including Layla Moran on where the party should go next, exclusive survey results on what Liberal Democrat members think of The Independent Group and whether or not the party should seek a deal with it, and some great campaign videos from around the country. … Read the full post »
Well said, Layla Moran: “My plea to those who feel they need to step up for the Palestinians: Please do that, my God do we need it but also please don’t do it in a way that stokes antisemitism”. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #121 came out last week, including a special guest piece from Jo Swinson and a look at why the Lib Dems aren’t better at strategy. … Read the full post »
Here are the initial reactions of a range of Liberal Democrats to the departure of seven MPs from Labour, creating The Independent Group. … Read the full post »