Layla Moran

Layla Moran launches new cross-party group to look at regeneration of historic communities post-coronavirus

“This is a perfect opportunity to look at regeneration issues in historic town centres such as Abingdon and Kidlington in my own constituency.     “I look forward to getting to work, and hope MPs from all sides, including those in Oxfordshire, join the effort.”

Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has formally inaugurated a new all-party parliamentary group to address the issues faced by historic high streets and town centres following the economic crisis caused by Covid-19. 

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Restore our online democracy so every voter has a voice says Layla Moran MP

“People across the country have grave concerns about what this Government is doing with the economy, coronavirus and our future trade deals so it’s important full democratic participation is resumed to give every voter a voice.”

A Bill to return full online participation in the House of Commons ahead of a second Coronavirus wave was presented in Parliament yesterday with the support of Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon.

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Layla Moran tells Hancock “to get the basics right” after constituents are offered tests in Scotland and Isle of Wight's_letter_to_Matt_Hancock_about_testing_system_160920.JPG?1600353221

Layla Moran MP has written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock to express her “profound disappointment” at the coronavirus testing system after she heard from constituents who were offered tests as far away as Dundee and the Isle of Wight!

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Layla Moran nominates local heroes including Oxford Vaccine Group for NHS Parliamentary Awards

This year has been extremely difficult for NHS staff, these are just some of the health heroes in our community and they absolutely deserve this recognition

Layla Moran MP has nominated seven outstanding teams and individuals in Oxfordshire’s NHS and outside teams as part of the annual NHS Parliamentary Awards. They include the Oxford Vaccine Group and Jenner Institute (Excellence in Healthcare). 

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Layla Moran urges Foreign Secretary to guarantee 0.7% aid budget for economic development and poverty reduction overseas

Coronavirus and climate change mean we’ve never been more aware that we all share one planet. That’s why maintaining the UK’s commitment to 0.7% aid spending is so vitalLayla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and the Lib Dem's new Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, has urged Dominic Raab to commit to the 0.7% of Gross National Income aid budget, and for him to ensure that the primary purpose of Overseas Development Assistance is the economic development of partner countries and poverty reduction.

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Layla thanks Covid volunteers

Layla Moran MP has written to Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government urging him to provide support to volunteer groups who have been helping shielded and self-isolating people during lockdown.

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Cross-party inquiry urges PM to meet with bereaved families and support 'long Covid' victims

“Those living with the long-term impact of Covid have become the forgotten victims of this pandemic. Many are suffering daily from debilitating symptoms but feel they’re not being listened to or taken seriously.A cross-party group of MPs’, chaired by layla Moran MP, has demanded that the government step up support for those suffering from ‘long Covid’, describing them as the “forgotten victims” of the pandemic.

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Figures reveal almost one million ambulance delays of over half hour for seriously ill patients last year

“These figures show the NHS has far too few ambulances and crews to cope with the growing demand for care. The government must urgently tackle staff and funding shortages in our ambulance services ahead of a potential second wave.”The number of seriously ill patients in England having to wait over half an hour for an ambulance has significantly increased in the past year, new data uncovered by Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has revealed.

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Layla Moran MP calls for a rail fare freeze to stop an increase to “extortionate” rail prices

A freeze on fares would save commuters to London in our community around £86.47 next year, and potentially hundreds if the Conservatives do the right thing and freeze fares until the next election.Layla Moran, is calling for the Government to “do the right thing” and cancel an annual increase in rail fares, a move which would save commuters from Oxford to London around £86.47 next year, according to the Party's analysis.

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PM must understand and address parents concerns

With the threat of a second wave, it is completely understandable that parents are concerned about their children returning to school.  ahead of opening fully.\Lib Dem Educaation spokesperson and MP for Oxford West and Abingdon has responded to the Prime Minister's direct appeal to parents to return their children to the classroom when schools reopen next week. 

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