March 9, 2016

Earlier this week I travelled to Greece and visited a refugee camp in Piraeus, Athens. What I saw there was harrowing – hundreds of people are living in inhumane conditions in a dark and dirty old shipping depot without sufficient supplies or sanitation. A young child...

March 3, 2016

On Thursday I spoke in the Gangs and Serious Youth Violence debate called by my colleague Chuka Umunna MP. During my speech I stressed that gangs and serious youth violence is not a new issue, but the problem is getting worse. What is new is that today we are facing hi...

March 2, 2016

On Friday evening I was thrilled to join over 200 local party members, activists and councillors at the Regency Banqueting Suite to raise vital funds to support our London Mayoral and Greater London Assembly election campaigns. Sadiq Khan MP delivered the keynote addre...

March 2, 2016

On Thursday I was pleased to be asked to review the political week on BBC One’s This Week alongside Michael Portillo and host Andrew Neil.

 

I criticised Boris Johnson’s decision to campaign for Britain to leave the European Union as driven by self-interest and his wish...

March 1, 2016

This morning I spoke at a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group on widening participation for BME students in higher education. I raised the fact that a lower percentage of minority applicants to Oxbridge and Russell Group universities are offered pla...

March 1, 2016

 

Following the adjournment debate that I called in the House of Commons on 16 December 2015, during which I asked the Minister for Community and Social Care Alistair Burt to urge NHS England to take a greater interest in the provision of primary care in Tottenham, I me...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.