Layla Moran

New law on right to work from home would be "win win" for employees and businesses

\Following a campaign by Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran calling [£] on the government to introduce a new law to give people the right to work from home., Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he would consider legislation to make it mandatory for employers to offer workers the option of remote working.

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Chlorinated chicken supermarket snub is a victory for British consumers

 "I'm delighted that leading supermarkets have listened to calls, not to stock products like chlorinated chicken that don't meet UK food standards. This is a victory for British consumers, and farmers.Layla Moran has declared a victory for British consumers after it was reported that leading UK supermarkets promised to never sell chlorinated chicken.

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Armed forces should not be Dominic Cummings' political plaything

“Everyone who cares about our armed forces should be deeply worried by these developments. Britain's defence should not be the political plaything of Dominic Cummings. Boris Johnson needs to bench his advisor, for all our sakes.”Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has responded to reports that Dominic Cummings is due to tour some of Britain's most highly classified national security sites as part of his plan to radically shake up the military.

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We can't go from a clap for carers to a clamp for carers!

“We can't go from a clap for carers to a clamp for carers. I've called on the Government to u-turn on this baffling decision to scrap free parking for NHS workers.”Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has written to the Health Secretary over recent reports that the Government is due to withdraw funding over free parking at hospitals for NHS workers. 

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Stopping daily coronavirus tests data shows ministers "covering up for their own failures"

“Making data public is vital to ensure decision-makers are held to account. This shows we need to ensure full transparency through an independent and cross-party inquiry, so that this government can no longer try and pull the wool over people's eyes.”Responding to the news the government won't be publishing daily data on the number of people tested for coronavirus, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran said: “First the government cancelled the daily press conferences, now they’ve stopped publishing the numbers of people who’ve actually been tested for coronavirus.

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PM's care home comments: MPs calls on Boris Johnson to apologise

\Layla Moran has joined senior MPs including Caroline Lucas and Clive Lewis to urge the Prime Minister to apologise for his comments on care homes.

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EU vaccines scheme: Govt must put people's lives before politics

At a time when Donald Trump is trying to hoard precious medical supplies in the fight against coronavirus, the UK and its European neighbours should be sticking together.The UK government is in urgent talks with the EU over joining its vaccine scheme, the Financial Times [£] has reported. Layla Moran has written to health secretary Matt Hancock urging him to join the EU vaccines scheme.

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Nurses and care workers need more than round of applause, they need a decent wage

“Nurses and care workers on the frontline against Covid-19 need more than a round of applause, they need a decent wage. It cannot be right that some of those we rely on the most at this time of crisis are being paid the least.

Responding to Health Secretary Matt Hancock's refusal to commit to a pay rise for NHS workers in an interview with Andrew Marr on Sunday, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran commented: “Nurses and care workers on the frontline against Covid-19 need more than a round of applause, they need a decent wage. It cannot be right that some of those we rely on the most at this time of crisis are being paid the least.

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Bailout for theatres and music venues is long overdue

\Responding to the government's announcement of the package to support the UK's struggling theatres, music venues, and museums, Layla Moran said:  "This announcement was long overdue, but it's good the government have finally listened to calls to set up a fund to rescue the struggling arts sector."

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On National Meadows Day, Layla Moran calls for more biodiversity projects “in the fight against the nature emergency”

National Meadows DayOn National Meadows Day (4th July 2020), Layla Moran has called for Oxfordshire “to lead the way in the fight against the nature emergency.” It comes after the MP visited one of Britain’s last wildflower meadows at the Long Mead Local Wildlife site last weekend.

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