Layla Moran

Government must accept “common sense amendments” from Lords to Immigration Bill

“The Government must accept the common sense amendments added to the Bill by the House of Lords, including by the Lib Dems. We must maintain the right to reunion for refugee families and provide a safe haven for unaccompanied child refugees.Layla Moran MP has called on the Government to accept “common sense amendments” made by the House of Lords to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill, ahead of votes in the Commons tonight.

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Layla Moran names and shames companies with links to Uyghur abuses in China

“We all have power as consumers when it comes to human rights abuses. I’m sure I’ll be getting a lot of emails from some of the companies I named – but it’s on them to prove their supply chains don’t use forced labour or support human rights abuses, and to take action if they do.In a Westminster Hall debate on China’s treatment of the Uyghurs on Monday evening (12th October), Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and Lib Dem Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, named and shamed companies whose supply chains are allegedly connected to the human rights abuses.

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Layla Moran tables motion urging Government to put communities at the heart of planning reforms

“I’m so happy to see the Vale District Council outlining a plan to stop ‘land banking’ and get affordable homes built – our community can show the Government what is possible.”Layla Moran, MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has submitted a motion to the Government urging them to reconsider the new Planning White Paper.

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Layla writes to Kennington residents as health centre reopens

“So many of my constituents were rightly concerned about not having a really local GP service, so I’m glad that we’ve been able to resolve this by working with the OCCG, Botley Medical Centre and others.  “It’s great to have the local service back. Our community’s thanks goes to all the medical professionals and staff across the area for everything they’re doing.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has written to her constituents in Kennington to share the good news that Kennington Health Centre reopened to patients on Monday 12th October, saying it’s “a huge relief”.

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“Time for the PM to listen and change approach” says Layla Moran MP

“The Prime Minister’s statement fails to address the question of how these new measures will work without a fully functioning local test and trace system in place.Layla Moran MP has responded to the Prime Minister’s coronavirus statement in the House of Commons yesterday afternoon. Layla Moran, who chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus said “The Prime Minister’s statement fails to address the question of how these new measures will work without a fully functioning local test and trace system in place.

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MPs challenge Prime Minister to take action on Long Covid

What’s clear is that general awareness of Long Covid, and its seriousness, is too low in Westminster. That’s why as an APPG we will continue to work hard in the coming weeks to raise awareness of it in both Houses of Parliament. After all, we’re doing this to save lives. That’s what matters,”Writing in The BMJ this week, Layla Moran MP, and chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) group on coronavirus, says she wrote to the Prime Minister on 24 August after receiving first-hand accounts from hundreds of people living with the condition.

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Occupied Palestinian Territories: “now is the time for the UK to formally recognise the state of Palestine”

“Any lasting peace settlement between Israel and Palestine must involve the Palestinians, and that’s one of the reasons why Trump’s deal is simply a sham.     “It’s high time the UK Government formally recognised the state of Palestine. Doing so would give much-needed hope to people just trying to live their lives without fear.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and International Development, has told the House of Commons that “now is the time for the UK to formally recognise the state of Palestine” during a passionate debate on the occupied territories yesterday afternoon (24/09/20).

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Layla Moran says it’s “essential” for the Government to extend furlough scheme, as Universal Credit claims rise

“Financial support must be extended to support the millions of people currently excluded from Government assistance. 2,330 people in my constituency are now relying on Universal Credit. There is an urgent need for the Chancellor to extend the furlough scheme, until at least the middle of next year.” Layla Moran, is calling for an extension of the Government’s furlough scheme as thousands in constituencies across the country are relying on Universal Credit in the wake of “staggering job losses”. 

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Layla Moran's response to the PM’s statement: “robust test and trace system is vital”

“A robust test and trace system is vital. We urgently need a plan to fix it from the Government. That’s the only way to avoid these restrictions getting worse.”Layla Moran responded to the Prime Minister’s statement on Wednesday 22nd September on further coronavirus restrictions, saying “The PM’s statement will feel like a real step backward for millions of people, and I know many of my own constituents are worried about the latest developments. We need answers from the PM about why we’ve failed in eliminating the virus."

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Layla Moran MP takes action to combat violence and abuse against retail workers

“The level of violence and abuse against retail workers is extremely concerning and should not be happening in modern Britain. I fully support the BRC’s Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge.

Layla Moran has signed up to support the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge, vowing to stand with retail staff and support legislation to better protect shopworkers from violence and abuse.

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