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Layla Moran

Hungary: Anti-LGBT+ law is "disgusting" human rights violation

Responding to the passing of legislation by the Hungarian Parliament that bans materials in schools deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Layla Moran MP said: "Quite simply this is a disgusting piece of legislation which violates human rights and will lead to lasting harm to LGBT+ individuals. Homophobic persecution of this sort is something we are used to seeing in Vladmir Putin's Russia, not in an EU member state. It is appalling. "But this is only the latest repressive step from Viktor Orban, whose record on antisemitism, Islamophobia, LGBT+ and women's rights, and so much more besides is utterly abysmal. Despite this, Boris Johnson still thought Viktor Orban was worthy of rolling out the Downing Street red carpet last month. What signal does that send out about the type of country we want to be? "In order to combat this assault on LGBT+ rights, the UK Government must commit to working in lockstep with our EU allies. We will only be able to tac

16 Jun 2021
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Ed Davey MP

Carers are exhausted.

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey MP is leading a cross-party group of MPs calling on the Prime Minister to provide emergency funding to local authorities, in order to give every unpaid carer the support services needed to take a weekly break.

7 Jun 2021
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Layla Moran with "Miss Confident" book

Little Missed on International Women's Day

For International Women's Day today some high profile Lib Dem women have presented new spins on the "Mr Men and Little Misses" books - remaking them with more positive character descriptions.

8 Mar 2021
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Tim Farron on doorstep campaigning

March 8th is Delivery Day!

New government guidance on the pandemic advises both that leafleting and door-knocking by political parties is allowed from Monday 8th March.

2 Mar 2021
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