Layla Moran

Use new Government funding for B4044 cycle path

Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has written to the leader of Oxfordshire County Council, Ian Hudspeth, to call for the council to commit to using the Government’s new £2bn package for local authorities to boost greener, more sustainable travel during and after the pandemic, including by building the B4044 community cycle and footpath.  

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UK Stats Chief's letter says "Govt are wilfully misleading the public"

Govt are wilfully misleading the publicLayla Moran MP has reacted to the letter sent to Matt Hancock MP, regarding the Government’s COVID-19 testing data, which states: “…the testing statistics still fall well short of its expectations. It is not surprising that given their inadequacy data on testing are so widely criticised and often mistrusted.”

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Resolution Foundation report - Introduce UBI to prevent U-shaped living standards crisis

Put ideology aside, put people first and implement a Universal Basic Income.Lib Dem MP Layla Moran has renewed her calls on the Government to implement a Universal Basic Income following a Resolution Foundation report that has found younger and older workers face being at the forefront of a living standards crisis due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Maintain “compassionate approach” to homeless

It would be irresponsible for the Government to pull emergency funding for local authorities to accommodate rough sleepersLayla Moran MP has written to the Homelessness Minister,  asking him to confirm “that the funding will continue” for the 'Everyone In scheme', where local authorities house rough sleepers in hotels that are not being used.

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Urgent Data Protection Assessment on Contact Tracing App needed

It is deeply worrying that sensitive personal data is set to be held for twenty years without the proper checks having been carried out.Layla Moran MP has called on the Government to urgently carry out a full data protection assessment over its test and trace programme, and introduce legislation to safeguard data privacy.

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Coronavirus in Prisons: “We’re on the brink of seeing a mental health catastrophe”

“We’re on the brink of seeing a mental health catastrophe”Layla Moran has called for the Ministry of Justice to urgently invest in prisons, after a Minister admitted prisons could see a rise in violence and self-harm as a result of the Government's Covid-19 lockdown measures. 

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Case closed: Police write off 2.2 million unsolved crimes

At the moment millions of people are left without justice and rightly angry that criminals are getting away scot-freeAn investigation by Layla Moran MP has uncovered millions of crimes were closed last year without a suspect being identified, including homicides, rapes and burglaries.

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"Reckless" Government are 70k tests behind 200k target

\Layla Moran has expressed concern about "accelerating out of lockdown" when the Government remain "over 70,000 tests short of their imminent daily target," and are not releasing their "people tested" figures. 

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If the Government are serious about levelling-up, they must extend the transition period

If Govt are serious about levelling-up, they must extend the transition periodLayla Moran MP has responded to a new Social Market Foundation report, which reveals severe economic disruption predicted in North West and Midlands if UK exits Brexit transition period without a deal.

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Windrush: 5% compensation figure is a further 'betrayal'

Windrush Fewer than 5% of claims made under the Government’s Windrush Compensation Scheme have been paid out, according to official figures. 

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