Layla Moran, Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West & Abingdon, has backed Mark Pack in the contest to be the next Liberal Democrat Party President. … 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.
The elections are now underway for the next President of the Liberal Democrats, as well as key federal party committees and other posts. … Read the full post »
“I am standing here as your candidate for Prime Minister. Because people across Britain deserve a better choice than an entitled Etonian or a 1970s socialist.” – Jo Swinson
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That’s set to be the key debate at the Liberal Democrat federal party conference starting this weekend in Bournemouth. … Read the full post »
Alongside key staff appointments, Jo Swinson has also now revealed her first Shadow Cabinet line-up. Good to see both former leaders Tim Farron and Vince Cable take up substantive roles. … Read the full post »
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 »
“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 »