Layla Moran

New commission on racial inequalities must involve all parties

\Layla Moran has urged the Government to invite all parties to be part of a new Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities after Boris Johnson's announcement in The Telegraph [behind a paywall] of a new Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities that will look at racial inequalities in the UK. 

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ONS Response: 600,000 jobs lost shows Govt facing an 'Autumn of Discontent'

Government must prioritise retraining schemes and UBI - or face \In advance of the Chancellor's emergency budget, Layla Moran MP has called on the Government to take urgent action to retrain and protect people or face setting the country up for a wave of unemployment and a real Autumn of Discontent. 

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Govt shamed into publishing BAME report, now they must act on its recommendations - Layla Moran MP

Govt shamed into publishing BAME report, now they must act on its recommendations - Layla Moran MPLayla Moran MP has responded to the publication of Public Health England's follow up report on the impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities, which includes recommendations from the stakeholders consulted. 

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UK has an app for Matt Hancock but still none for Test and Trace

he UK must be the only country in the world with an app for our health minister but none for test and trace

Layla Moran MP has responded to Matt Hancock today for failing to give a date for when the 'test and trace' app will be up and running. 

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Track and Trace is being ‘mishandled’ by govt says Layla Moran

“If we are to rely on this system to get us back to normality and protect vulnerable people, we need to see testing dramatically increase and a more comprehensive, forensic contact tracing operation.”At least a quarter of people who test positive for COVID-19 in the UK are being missed by contact tracers following up who they could have transmitted the virus on to. 

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Research reveals aid budget facing £2.5 billion black hole

“Britain should be showing global leadership at this time by protecting aid spending, rather than politicising it.”The economic impact of coronavirus is due to blow a £2.5 billion hole in the aid budget this year, Commons Library research commissioned by Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has revealed.

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Layla Moran issues appeal for food donations to Kidlington Food Bank following visit

“I’m calling on everyone around Kidlington to support their local food bank if they can. On my visit last week, it was clear that more food donations are needed to help all those in need.Layla Moran MP visited the North Oxfordshire Community Foodbank in Kidlington last Friday (12th June 2020), where she helped the BAPS Swaminarayan Oxford Hindu community group unload food deliveries and donations and prepare them for being delivered to those in need.

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Spending £1m on repainting PM's plane is a "colossal waste of taxpayers' money'

Spending £1m on repainting PM's plane is a "colossal waste of taxpayers' money'Layla Moran MP has reacted to the news that Boris Johnson is spending £900,000 of taxpayers' money on repainting his official plane in Union flag colours when the same money could be spent providing an extra £15 school meals voucher to 60,000 children.

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Layla Moran MP launches cross-party Bill to give MPs a vote on extending transition period

Layla Moran MPLiberal Democrat leadership contender Layla Moran MP is launching a cross-party Bill to enable a vote in Parliament on extending the Brexit transition period. 

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Cecil Rhodes statue: Oriel College has made the right decision - Layla Moran MP

As the statue of Cecil Rhodes falls, the era of turning a blind eye to the wrongs of the past should come to an end.Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West & Abingdon, Layla Moran, has backed the decision by Oriel College to remove the statue of Cecil Rhodes. 

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