What are the best questions to ask at a party leadership hustings? And what answers should get the alarm bells ringing? Read Liberal Democrat Newswire #139 to find out. … 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.
Liberal Democrat MPs Ed Davey and Layla Moran will be the two candidates contesting the latest Liberal Democrat leadership contest, the party has confirmed. … Read the full post »
Yes, my time as an obscure political quiz question answer is drawing to a close, as this latest press release from the party indicates. … Read the full post »
It’s a busy time putting the Liberal Democrats back on track: the big independent election review, a leadership timetable, plans for an online party conference that would be a first for British politics, creating a new party strategy, updating our policy and more. … Read the full post »
The Department of Education’s chief scientific adviser has not made any assessment on how effective the guidance on safe reopening of schools is or how it might be implemented. … Read the full post »
A cross-party group led by the Liberal Democrats has set out a package of demands to protect workers from exploitation during the coronavirus crisis and prevent a rise in modern slavery. … Read the full post »
A fair society is one that can best protect and nourish us in the face of the challenges of the age, immediate ones such as coronavirus, long-term ones such as climate change, and endemic ones such as social injustice. … Read the full post »
Representatives from five of the nine parties represented in the House of Commons have joined the Liberal Democrats in calling for steps be taken to guarantee “smaller parties are heard during this time of crisis.” … Read the full post »
“This is a win for my cross-party campaign to introduce a Coronavirus Compensation Scheme, backed by The Express and The Times newspapers” – Layla Moran … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats are calling for new measures to improve monitoring of coronavirus in BAME communities. … Read the full post »