January 26, 2016

 

I attended the launch of ground-breaking research by Breast Cancer Care on existing services to support BAME Women whilst going through cancer treatment.  Until now, little research has been undertaken into the needs of BAME women in breast cancer survivorship. This m...

January 21, 2016

In my capacity of IntoUniversity Patron I visited their Haringey Centre and attended an academic support session for Secondary school pupils. IntoUniversity is a programme which offers support and mentoring to young people from Britain’s poorest backgrounds and less li...

January 20, 2016

On Tuesday I voted in strong opposition against the Government's abolition of student maintenance grants. The cut will see the poorest 40% of students graduating with debts of £53,000 from a three year course. My recent visit to the IntoUniversity programme's Haringey...

January 20, 2016

I attended the public bill committee on the Riot Compensation Bill to ensure those affected by the riots receive the best requital for their damages. I put forward the removal of a 'compensation cap' in order to make it possible for claimants to receive over £1million...

January 20, 2016

I visited the Holy Trinity School in Tottenham with the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres. The event gave the opportunity for the whole school community to come together and served to celebrate the immense progress of the school in recent years. I was pleased to congr...

January 14, 2016

I attended and showed my support for the Junior Doctors Strike on the 12th January by joining the picket line at St Ann’s hospital. As they stand, the government’s planned changes to junior doctors’ contracts will mean cuts to pay, especially at evening and weekends. C...

January 8, 2016

I voted in support of the motion by Mhairi Black MP calling for transitional arrangements for women negatively affected by equalisation of the State Pension Age. Legislation passed by the previous Coalition Government accelerated the rise in the State Pension Age for w...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.