Layla Moran

Layla Moran asks Matt Hancock for plan to vaccinate flooding victims

“I am incredibly disappointed by Matt Hancock’s response. Flooding has already displaced thousands from their homes, with more likely to be displaced in coming days. Many of them will be in the priority groups to receive the coronavirus vaccine, but if they temporarily move to another area they may fall through the cracks.Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has said she was “incredibly disappointed” that the Government didn’t seem to have a plan to ensure priority groups for the coronavirus vaccine displaced by flooding would still get their jab on time.

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Layla Moran calls on Government to fund Abingdon flood scheme

I’m calling on the Government to reconsider the Abingdon flood scheme and work with our local councils and resident groups to make it happen. And if funding won’t be made available, they need to set out why this isn’t a priority.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has written to the Minister responsible for flooding, calling on her to “reconsider the Abingdon Flood Alleviation Scheme” and warning that “the climate emergency must not be forgotten.”

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Nurseries “an afterthought” and “being held to ransom” by government

Calling on Gavin Williamson to consider prioritising early years staff for the coronavirus vaccine in the same category as teachersLayla Moran has written to the Education Secretary slamming the Government for treating nurseries and early years settings as “an afterthought”, and urging him to “provide them with the clarity, reassurance, and attention which they deserve.”

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Government need to drop the expressway

Layla Moran following Roads Minister meeting: “Government need to drop the Expressway"

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Layla Moran responds to the Prime Minister's lockdown announcement

"These further restrictions are needed, but only because the PM hasn't learned from his mistakes last year. The APPG on Coronavirus sent him 44 urgent recommendations in December to improve our handling of the pandemic. Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and Chair of the APPG on Coronavirus, has responded to the Prime Minister’s announcement, last night, of further coronavirus restrictions.

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Layla Moran: “I won’t be supporting Boris Johnson’s bad deal”

“I won’t be supporting Boris Johnson’s bad deal. It is bad for jobs, bad for businesses, bad for security and it’s bad for our environment.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has said “I won’t be supporting Boris Johnson’s bad deal” as MPs prepare to vote on the EU (Future Relationship) Bill this afternoon.  Layla also set out her reasoning in her regular Abingdon Herald column today, titled "This hurried Brexit deal is bad for constituents".

 

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Layla Moran reacts to the tightening of rules for Christmas

Layla Moran reacts announcement to tightening of rules for Christmas_

Layla Moran MP has reacted to the Government announcement of the tightening of rules for Christmas. Layla said, “The tightening of the Christmas rules will come as a real disappointment. But I’m glad the Government is following the science and trying to control the spread."

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Layla Moran visits Cutteslowe Community Larder in run up to Christmas

 Key_“Thank you to the Cutteslowe Community Larder _ Picture Credit credit Layla Moran MPLayla Moran MP has praised the “incredible generosity” of volunteers and food donors after she visited the Cutteslowe Community Larder this week with City Councillors Andrew Gant and Steve Goddard. Layla thanked those using it for helping to reduce food waste and save the planet.  The Larder provides support to those in need, as well as those who want to help reduce food waste.

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Layla Moran opposes regulations giving payouts to biggest polluters

“The Government needs to be stepping up and taking a firmer stance on climate change. One minute they’re saying that leaving the EU will allow for more ambitious targets, and the next they are letting some of the biggest emitters get compensation without any further incentive.Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, voted against the regulations tabled by the Government which provide compensation to 13 companies for the indirect costs of the emissions trading system.  She urged the Government to only provide these payments in return for legal requirements to do more to tackle climate change.

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Layla Moran secures first Commons debate on Long Covid

“I’m pleased that we’ve been able to secure this important debate on Long Covid, which is long overdue. The APPG on Coronavirus, which I chair, has submitted recommendations to the Government on this, and the debate will give us the opportunity to hold them to account and represent our constituents suffering from it.Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and Chair of the APPG on Coronavirus, has secured the first Commons debate on Long Covid on Thursday 7th January following cross-party support.

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