Liberal Democrat Newswire #178 came out last week, including news on Lib Dem councils building houses, a new move to ban conversion therapy and how party support varies by supermarket. … 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.
Here’s the full text of the amendment to the King’s Speech motion in the House of Commons tabled by the Liberal Democrats regarding events in Israel and Gaza. … Read the full post »
Layla Moran’s appearance last night on Newsnight involved, among other things, a remarkably eloquent pause when asked about Suella Braverman. … Read the full post »
“For us, it is deeply personal. We are the only two British MPs with parents who grew up in Israel and Palestine” – Moran and Sobel. … Read the full post »
The October Liberal Democrat Newswire reports on party award winners, the Mid-Bedfordshire by-election, an exciting new pamphlet and more. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #176 takes a look at how unusual this Parliament has been along with all the latest Lib Dem news. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have selected Calum Miller for the new Bicester and Woodstock constituency. … Read the full post »
Of course, the big news in the Liberal Democrats since last time is the addition of an MP with another record-breaking by-election result. … Read the full post »
Read about one of the most radical, and effective, way to improve people’s lives in the April Lib Dem Newswire. … Read the full post »
Lib Dem Newswire #170 looks back to the party’s York Conference, reports on the party’s plans for the run-up to the general election and more. … Read the full post »