June 30, 2016

You can read the full debate on the privatisation of the Land Registry here. I have copied my speech below:

Mr Speaker,

May I first take the opportunity to thank the backbench business committee for enabling me to bring this very important debate before the House today.

I...

June 30, 2016

Today I led a debate in the House of Commons on the privatisation of the Land Registry. You can read the debate in full on Hansard here.

Many Members of Parliament from across our political parties contributed to the debate and set out their very strong opposition to th...

June 30, 2016

Over the last few days I have received hundreds of letters and emails about the EU referendum and 'Brexit' from constituents and people from across the United Kingdom. 

I would like to take the opportunity to make my position absolutely clear to my constituents.

On behal...

June 30, 2016

On Saturday I published the following statement calling on Parliament to act to stop Brexit:

Wake up. We do not have to do this. We can stop this madness and bring this nightmare to an end through a vote in Parliament. Our sovereign Parliament needs to now vote on wheth...

June 30, 2016

Today in Parliament I will be leading a debate opposing the Government's plans to privatise the Land Registry.

The Guardian has written a story on this ahead of the debate that you can read here: "Land Registry sell-off 'is short-term profiteering', warns Labour MP...

June 20, 2016

In my capacity as Chair of the Fatherhood All-Party Parliamentary Group I wrote a joint article for Father's Day with Jenny Chapman, Member of Parliament for Darlington and Shadow Minister for Early Years and Childcare.  You can read the article in full on...

June 20, 2016

This weekend I wrote an article for The Observer paying tribute to my colleague Jo Cox MP who was tragically murdered last Thursday outside her constituency surgery.

Jo was universally respected and admired as a dedicated champion of equality, social justice and human r...

June 17, 2016

On Friday 17th June I was invited along to Seven Sisters Primary School in Tottenham for the grand opening of their new playground, where I was also joined by nursery and Key Stage One pupils, as well as a few of their parents.

I was welcomed into the school by the chil...

June 16, 2016

I am delighted to have secured a debate in the House of Commons on the privatisation of the Land Registry on Thursday 30th June. I have also tabled Early Day Motion 160 opposing the privatisation, and wrote to the Business Secretary Sajid Javid outlining my opposi...

June 16, 2016

I have written an article for this month's Progress magazine - Taken for granted: Why is Labour losing BAME voters to the Tories?

At 2015 General Election the proportion of black and minority ethnic voters supporting the Conservatives doubled whilst Labour's share decli...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.