Layla Moran

Leicester lockdown: Govt must offer extra support to workers and businesses

Any local lockdown needs to be combined with targeted government support. That should include proper financial assistance for those workers and businesses impacted to help them cope.Layla Moran MP has called on the government to ensure any local lockdowns are accompanied by support for businesses, workers, and councils, warning that communities "must not be left to fend for themselves."

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Layla Moran to chair cross-party parliamentary group in support of an urgent independent inquiry into the Government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis

The Prime Minister warns of a bumpy road ahead, but it's being made bumpier by his mistakes and failure to take responsibility.Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran, is chairing a new cross-party parliamentary group in support of an urgent independent inquiry, warned that "history is in danger of repeating itself" unless lessons are learned.

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PM must rule out 'politicisation of civil service" and a "league of mini-Cummings"

Mark Sedwill is being scapegoated by the Prime Minister for the disasters of the last few months.Responding to reports of Mark Sedwill's departure and possible replacement, Layla Moran MP has called on the Prime Minister to rule out a politicisation of the Civil Service.

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1,277 local pupils could benefit from a Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans

a Summer Learning Fund that would support 1,277 disadvantaged children across Oxford West and Abingdon to get ready for returning to school.The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to commit to a Summer Learning Fund that would support 1,277 disadvantaged children across Oxford West and Abingdon to get ready for returning to school.

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Create COVID review now to prepare for second spike

\Layla Moran MP has called on the government to listen to health leaders and establish an urgent review and cross-party group to help the UK to prepare for a second wave of coronavirus.  

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It’s time for “shovel-ready” Lodge Hill to be fast-tracked and delivered

It’s time for “shovel-ready” Lodge Hill to be fast-tracked and delivered

Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has written to Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Conservative Leader of Oxfordshire County Council, asking him what efforts have been made to fast-track the Lodge Hill diamond junction.

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Put lives before ideology and join EU coronavirus vaccine scheme

put lives before ideology and join EU coronavirus vaccine schemeLiberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has written to health secretary Matt Hancock urging him to join an EU initiative to secure adequate supplies of a vaccine against the coronavirus.

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Layla Moran MP table Bill to extend transition period and avoid chaos of a no deal Brexit

“It’s not too late to change course and protect businesses and families from this senseless and self-inflicted damage

Layla Moran MP has tabled a cross-party Bill in Parliament today that would give MPs a vote on extending the Brexit transition period.

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Govt U-turns on "disastrous" probation reforms

\The Government has announced that probation services in England and Wales will be restored to public ownership and control, Liberal Democrat MP and leadership candidate Layla Moran said:  "The government's failed probation reforms have been disastrous, marring all the good work many charities have done within this area."

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Scrapping of pandemic committee shows Brexit obsession may have cost lives - Layla Moran MP

“It is incredibly damning that just six months before the coronavirus pandemic began, Boris Johnson saw fit to abolish a committee preparing the country for just such an event.Liberal Democrat leadership contender Layla Moran MP has warned that the government's obsession with Brexit may have cost lives after it emerged Boris Johnson scrapped a cabinet committee responsible for preparing the UK for a pandemic.

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