Responding to leaked reports that plans to make gender change easier will be scrapped, Layla Moran MP has called on the Equalities Minister, Liz Truss, to explain her "retrograde" policies and face proper scrutiny.
Liberal Democrat MP and leadership candidate Layla Moran said:
"Trans rights are human rights. Trans women are women. Trans men are men. End of.
"The trans community face untold discrimination and harassment. I and the Liberal Democrats stand in solidarity with them and tirelessly campaign for equal rights for all.
"Shelving these reforms means their suffering continues. Rather than pushing this retrograde policy through a series of leaks, something that has been done for the last year, Liz Truss should come to the House of Commons tomorrow, explain her policy and let it be scrutinised properly.
"The Government is about to betray a group to people they promised to help and support without justification."