This time I’m taking a look at the long-term forces which are driving our politics, including the paradox at the heart of culture wars. … 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.
She ran for party leader in 2020.
You can find contact details for Layla Moran here.
Messing up a press conference is in itself a fairly small matter compared with people’s health, but it can be deeply symbolic of a government riddled with incompetence. … Read the full post »
Europe. It’s still there. That’s both a geographic and a political observation. … Read the full post »
Ed Davey gave his first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader today. Here’s what he said. … Read the full post »
Here are some of the highlights from what went down on day two of the Liberal Democrat virtual conference. … Read the full post »
Our first ever virtual Liberal Democrat federal conference kicked off today. Here are some of the highlights from what went down on day one. … Read the full post »
Following Ed Davey’s election as Lib Dem leader, Layla Moran is taking up a new role. … Read the full post »
The new Liberal Democrat leader is Ed Davey, after an election taking place against a backdrop of the party’s highest ever membership at the time of a leadership contest. … Read the full post »
Thank you to both Ed Davey and Layla Moran, and their campaign teams, for putting in such hard work to give members a choice in the leadership election. … Read the full post »
Both Ed Davey and Layla Moran have written for the Electoral Reform Society on the importance of electoral reform. … Read the full post »