Liberal Democrat Newswire #150 looks at the lessons for the Liberal Democrats from Sarah Green’s brilliant by-election victory. … 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.
Liberal Democrat Newswire #149 came out last week, looking at the May election results, what Lib Dems have been up to in the media and what voters think of decriminalising cannabis. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have written to the Prime Minister calling for the UK to begin donating vaccines through the COVAX programme immediately. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #148 covers the road to electoral reform, universal basic income (UBI), the decriminalisation of cannabis and more. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat members have voted to update our party’s policy on Europe and reaffirm our commitment to a closer relationship with our friends and neighbours on the continent. … Read the full post »
There is striking lesson from the efforts of different countries to tackle coronavirus, efforts that have varied remarkably and tragically in their effectiveness. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #146 came out last week, this time taking a look at the leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer. … Read the full post »
Responding to reports that the EU is set to impose restrictions on vaccine exports and invoke Article 16, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Layla Moran MP said… … Read the full post »
“A very deserving congratulations to our first winners of today’s Pink News Awards – Layla Moran takes Politician of the Year for being an open and visible role model” – Pink News … Read the full post »
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 »