Liberal Democrat Newswire #159 came out last week, looking at the Lib Dem message for the May elections, the major party reforms voted for by conference and more. … 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.
The Liberal Democrats have closed a major “oligarch loophole” in the Economic Crime Bill after the Government accepted their crucial amendment. … Read the full post »
It’s taken several years of campaigning, but Layla Moran has some very welcome news about the Vagrancy Act. … Read the full post »
Layla Moran comments on the Uyghur Tribunal’s finding that the human rights abuses taking place against the Uyghurs constitute a genocide. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #154 includes news on important opportunities for Lib Dem members to vote and submit their views. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #53 came out last week, including a look at how public opinion is, and isn’t, moving over Britain’s exit from the European Union. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrats have demanded that the Conservatives finally bring in long-delayed legislation to tackle money-laundering through UK properties as soon as Parliament returns. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have passed a motion at their party conference that calls for sanctions on Chinese officials and a boycott of the Winter Olympics. … Read the full post »
Lib Dems are calling for an immediate commitment to resettle at least 20,000 Afghan refugees in the UK. … Read the full post »
Newly published research shows that ahead of the 2019 general election most voters in England and Wales were not able to… … Read the full post »