Layla Moran

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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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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