April 15, 2016

On Thursday I led a debate in the House of Commons on the issue of BBC Diversity.


You can read the debate in full on Hansard here. You can also watch the debate here on Parliament TV, from 13:55 onwards.


Ahead of the debate, I wrote an opinion piece for The Spectator,...

April 14, 2016


Today in the House of Commons I led a debate on BBC Diversity. 


I applied for this debate because I believe very strongly that our national public broadcaster should fully represent and reflect modern Britain accurately and authentically.


You can read my spe...

April 12, 2016

After the scandal revealed by the Panama papers I wanted to know exactly what the Prime Minister intends to do to tackle the ownership of London properties by shady overseas investors. Therefore I took the opportunity to ask him the following question immediately after...

April 8, 2016

On Wednesday morning, I spoke with Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London about the terrible effects of high street betting shops and fixed-odds machines.


All over London, high streets are becoming casinos and more regulation is needed. In Tottenham alone, there are more th...

April 7, 2016

On 7th April I visited the Stamford Hill branch of Hatzola, a community-run volunteer ambulance service that helps to take some of the strain off the London Ambulance Service by attending local medical emergencies. They receive around 6,000 calls per year and their 35...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.