September 23, 2016

On the 13th of September I had the opportunity to once again meet with my friends at the Tottenham and Wood Green Pensioners Action Group.  I always enjoy meeting this dynamic group and this visit was no exception, when I very much enjoyed hearing more about which issu...

September 20, 2016

On 19th November I wrote an article for LabourList about the importance of fair access to our universities for all young people, irrespective of their backgrounds.

As the Higher Education and Research Bill passes through Parliament, I am calling on the Government to do...

September 15, 2016

Yesterday in Parliament I spoke at the launch of the Save Apprenticeships campaign alongside Shadow Further Education and Skills Minister Gordon Marsden MP, Shadow Secretary of State Angela Rayner MP and many Labour colleagues including Kate Hollern MP, Nic Dakin MP, C...

September 13, 2016

On Friday 9th September 2016 I visited Haringey Sixth Form College, where I addressed the new AS students to encourage them as they embark on their first year of college. I was pleased to hear that, as of its Ofsted inspection in 2015, the college has been ranked  ‘goo...

September 13, 2016

On Wednesday 31st August I was pleased to open of “The Whaler”, a brand new play structure at the Somerford Grove Adventure Playground. 

The project is designed to not only promote the importance of play spaces, but to also provide an opportunity for local young pe...

September 8, 2016

Following the campaign I led earlier this year alongside the Public and Commercial Services Union, fellow Members of Parliament and campaigners from a wide range of organisations, yesterday (7th September) the Government quietly shelved its plans to sell of the Land Re...

September 6, 2016

According to Women's Aid housing benefit cuts will see 67% of women's refuges close and 87% scale down the support they offer.

Refuges save lives. If these cuts go through and so many women's refuges close their doors then the Government will be responsible if more wom...

September 5, 2016

Today I spoke in a debate in Parliament on the EU Referendum, triggered by a petition calling for a second referendum on our membership of the EU that gained over 4 million signatures.

You can read my speech in full on my Facebook page, and my comments were also reporte...

September 5, 2016

Today I have written an article for The Guardian opposing the Government's planned cuts to apprenticeship funding: Britain's young and poor are being hit yet again - this time on apprenticeships

You can read my article in full below:

Amid all the government’s rhetoric...

September 5, 2016

Today I led a group of 55 Labour MP's in opposition to the Government's devastating cuts to apprenticeships funding, cuts that will see apprenticeship funding for 16-18 year olds cut by around 30%, rising to 50% in the most deprived areas of the country - including Tot...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.