Layla Moran

Layla Moran backs UBI trial for Oxford

Lib Dem proposals to push for a Universal Basic Income trial to be run in Oxford have been backed by Oxford West and Abingdon MP Layla Moran. 

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proposed public sector pay freeze “utterly wrong” and “insulting”

“Freezing the pay of millions of public sector workers during this crisis is utterly wrong. So many are on the front line and deserve our support and gratitude.Layla Moran MP has responded to reports that millions of public sector workers could have their pay frozen next year following the Comprehensive Spending Review.

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Active travel funding for Oxfordshire: lack of schemes in Abingdon and the Vale “very disappointing” - Layla Moran MP

ayla Moran responds to active travel funding for Oxfordshire: lack of schemes in Abingdon and the Vale “very disappointing”_ picture Martin EgglestonLayla Moran has said news that suggestions for green travel schemes in Abingdon or the Vale of White Horse were excluded from Oxfordshire County Council’s Active Travel Fund tranche 2 bid to Whitehall is “very disappointing”.  Layla has called on everyone in the community to sign the local Lib Dems’ petition to make their voices heard. 

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Layla Moran calls for more support for the events and enterprise sector

“The health of the events and enterprise industry is so incredibly important to the growth of the UK economy and people’s livelihoods.  Rishi Sunak must do more to support these businesses and jobs, but also to ensure that the industry will still be viable when we come out of this pandemic. Layla Moran MP has joined cross-party efforts led by Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Olney demanding the Government provide more funding to the events and enterprise sector, an industry particularly struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Layla Moran plans virtual visits to Oxford West and Abingdon classrooms for UK Parliament Week

“Teachers, pupils, parents and everyone else have had such a hard year. This week is a great opportunity to have some fun while also learning about the role Parliament plays in the country and in their community through their MP.     “It’s not too late to join in! Go to the Parliament Week website and email me to let me know you’re joining in the fun.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has said she’s “delighted” to be taking part in UK Parliament Week, as she prepares to virtually visit classrooms and after-school clubs in her constituency this week. 

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Layla Moran responds to PM’s statement: “We must break the cycle of ‘boom and bust’ lockdowns”

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Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on a second national lockdown at Saturday's Downing Street press conference, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon Layla Moran said: “We must break the cycle of ‘boom and bust’ lockdowns. The Government’s approach to the pandemic has already led us to a worst-of-both-worlds situation in which we have among the highest number of deaths and worst economic outlook anywhere."

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Layla Moran responds to Oxford moving to Tier 2 restrictions

 

Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has responded to the announcement that Oxford will move to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions. 

 

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Layla Moran encourages veterans in her constituency to take up new railcard

Key_“I want to encourage all the veterans in my constituency to take up this railcard offer.  “This is just one small thing that we can do to show our gratitude to those who have served this country, and should help them access more travel and employment opportunities which is incredibly important. image copyright Layla Moran MP

Layla Moran MP has today called on veterans to take advantage of the new Veterans Railcard, which offers those eligible 1/3 off rail travel. The new railcard, which will offer a discount to the 830,000 veterans who are not already entitled to reductions, will begin discounting rail fares from the 5th November.

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Layla Moran responds to councillors’ calls for Oxfordshire to move to Tier 2

Key_Layla Moran responds to councillors’ calls for Oxfordshire to move to Tier 2Layla Moran MP has responded to leading Lib Dem and Green councillors on the Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire District Councils calling on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to move Oxfordshire to Tier 2 status.

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Layla Moran visits Hill End education centre to celebrate centenary, calls on Government to “preserve our outdoor education sector for generations to come”

Layla Moran MP visits Hill End  (photo copyright Layla Moran and Oxfordshire Liberal Democrats)

Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, said it was “an honour” to join staff and school children at Hill End Education Centre last Friday (16th October) to celebrate their centenary, and called on the Government to “give the sector the support it badly needs before we lose it forever.”

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