During the Lib Dem leadership contest hustings, Ed Davey had a crowd-pleasing line about how the Conservative members were electing the next Prime Minister, but… … 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.
“Genuine supporters of Palestinians’ rights are fighting for equality, justice and freedom, aims that are in diametric opposition to any form of antisemitism” – Layla Moran. … Read the full post »
Step forward, Sir Norman Lamb, newly knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. His work to put treating mental health on a par with physical health has been a major part in a big and welcome shift in attitudes, policies and budgets. … Read the full post »
Ed Davey today became the first Liberal Democrat to formally launch a bid for the party’s leadership following Vince Cable’s resignation. … Read the full post »
Unexpected news from party leader Vince Cable at the Liberal Democrat rally tonight for the European elections. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has ruled herself out of the contest to succeed Vince Cable. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #124 came out at the weekend looking, surprise surprise, at the Lib Dem performance in the 2019 local elections. … Read the full post »
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 »
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 »