Major flaws with the Vale Local Plan

The Planning Inspector has asked for major changes to the Vale of White Horse District Council's latest Local Plan. Liberal Democrats in the Vale believe the plan has been rushed and needs more work. 

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(L-R) Cllr Debby Hallett, Cllr Helen Pighills, Layla Moran MP, Cllr Emily Smith, Cllr Judy Roberts

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Border at risk after Brexit

A report by the cross-party Public Accounts Committee, of which Layla is a member, has found that HMRC may not be able to cope with customs and borders if there is a no deal Brexit.

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Lib Dems call for Women's Equality Day

Liberal Democrat MPs Layla Moran and Stephen Lloyd are calling on the Government to create a ‘Women’s Equality Day’ to fall on the Spring Bank Holiday.

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Budget bonus for “little extras” an insult for schools

Layla has reacted angrily to the Chancellor Philip Hammond saying that he will provide bonuses to schools "for little extras".

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Disappointment as Budget fails to rule out Expressway route through Botley

Layla has expressed disappointment after the Government's Budget failed to rule out the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway being routed through Botley.

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Layla Moran MP & Transport Minister Jesse Norman during a visit to Botley to discuss the Expressway

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Government should commit to opening Cowley branch line by 2019

In documents published as part of the Budget the Government have ignored a recommendation by the National Infrastructure Commission to re-open the Cowley branch line “no later than 2019.”

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OBR forecast shows Brexit a disaster for the pound in your pocket

The independent Office of Budget Responsibility's latest fiscal forecast, released today, gives a withering assessment of Brexit's impact on the UK's economic and fiscal outlook.

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Universal Credit “failing claimants” and “causing unacceptable hardship”

Layla has slammed the Government for refusing to listen to problems experienced by those on Universal Credit as MPs urge ministers to make fundamental changes and restore funding to the benefits scheme.

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Why I'm supporting the campaign for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

I'm trying to change the law to allow same-sex couples in Northern Ireland to get married. This is why ...

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Government’s “shameful” admission they won’t give schools money to fully fund teachers pay rises

The Department for Education confirmed yesterday (24th October) that they won’t give schools all the money they need to fund teachers’ pay rises - leaving schools to find money to give their teachers a 1% pay rise from their existing budgets.

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