Layla Moran

Active travel funding for Oxfordshire: lack of schemes in Abingdon and the Vale “very disappointing” - Layla Moran MP

ayla Moran responds to active travel funding for Oxfordshire: lack of schemes in Abingdon and the Vale “very disappointing”_ picture Martin EgglestonLayla Moran has said news that suggestions for green travel schemes in Abingdon or the Vale of White Horse were excluded from Oxfordshire County Council’s Active Travel Fund tranche 2 bid to Whitehall is “very disappointing”.  Layla has called on everyone in the community to sign the local Lib Dems’ petition to make their voices heard. 

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Layla Moran calls for more support for the events and enterprise sector

“The health of the events and enterprise industry is so incredibly important to the growth of the UK economy and people’s livelihoods.  Rishi Sunak must do more to support these businesses and jobs, but also to ensure that the industry will still be viable when we come out of this pandemic. Layla Moran MP has joined cross-party efforts led by Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Olney demanding the Government provide more funding to the events and enterprise sector, an industry particularly struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Layla Moran plans virtual visits to Oxford West and Abingdon classrooms for UK Parliament Week

“Teachers, pupils, parents and everyone else have had such a hard year. This week is a great opportunity to have some fun while also learning about the role Parliament plays in the country and in their community through their MP.     “It’s not too late to join in! Go to the Parliament Week website and email me to let me know you’re joining in the fun.”Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has said she’s “delighted” to be taking part in UK Parliament Week, as she prepares to virtually visit classrooms and after-school clubs in her constituency this week. 

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Layla Moran responds to PM’s statement: “We must break the cycle of ‘boom and bust’ lockdowns”

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Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on a second national lockdown at Saturday's Downing Street press conference, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon Layla Moran said: “We must break the cycle of ‘boom and bust’ lockdowns. The Government’s approach to the pandemic has already led us to a worst-of-both-worlds situation in which we have among the highest number of deaths and worst economic outlook anywhere."

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Layla Moran responds to Oxford moving to Tier 2 restrictions


Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has responded to the announcement that Oxford will move to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions. 


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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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