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Layla Moran

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Moran in 2019
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Education
Assumed office
17 June 2017
Leader Vince Cable
Jo Swinson
Ed Davey
Mark Pack
Preceded by Sarah Olney
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
In office
21 August 2019 – 6 January 2020
Leader Jo Swinson
Ed Davey
Sal Brinton
Mark Pack
Preceded by The Baroness Bonham-Carter
Succeeded by Daisy Cooper
Member of Parliament
for Oxford West and Abingdon
Assumed office
9 June 2017
Preceded by Nicola Blackwood
Majority 8,943 (15.2%)
Personal details
Born
Layla Michelle Moran

12 September 1982 (1982-09-12) (age 38)
Hammersmith, London, England
Political party Liberal Democrats
Relatives James Moran (father)
Education Imperial College London (BSc)
Brunel University London (PGCE)
University College London (MA)

Layla Michelle Moran (born 12 September 1982) is a British Liberal Democrat politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Oxford West and Abingdon since 2017.

She has been the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for education since 2017, and was spokesperson for digital, culture, media and sport from 2019 to 2020. She is Britain's first openly pansexual Member of Parliament.

In March 2020, she announced her candidacy for the leadership post for the Liberal Democrats. She ran against Ed Davey. She lost the leadership election, coming second place.

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