October 31, 2016

Ahead of the debate that I have secured in Parliament tomorrow (1st November) on the future of apprenticeships funding, I have written an article for the New Statesman today (31st October) that you can read here.

Even after last week's u-turn the Government is still cut...

October 31, 2016

On Sunday 30th October I was a guest on BBC Sunday Politics and discussed the Government's decision to support the expansion of Heathrow Airport, the impact of Brexit on the financial services sector and London's capacity to deal with a terrorist attack following the p...

October 26, 2016

In a written statement published yesterday (25th October) the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening MP has U-turned on the apprenticeships funding cuts that the Government tried to sneak out on a Friday afternoon in Summer Recess without any form of scrutin...

October 26, 2016

On Friday 21st October I was delighted to visit Mulberry Primary School to mark Black History Month, where I spoke at the school assembly and discussed my role in Parliament and how I became a MP.

I was pleased to hear that some of the pupils have set th...

October 19, 2016

Yesterday (18th October) I spoke in Parliament in the debate on the BBC Charter. Earlier this year I led a campaign calling on the BBC to do more to promote diversity and equality of opportunity for minority and disadvantaged groups (including BAME individuals, LGBT in...

October 14, 2016

On Monday 10th October I was delighted to attend the opening of a new GP surgery in Tottenham Hale. Special thanks is owed to Haringey CCG, Haringey Council, Healthwatch Haringey, NHS England and Lee Valley Estates for their role in making this possible.

There is a huge...

October 11, 2016

On Saturday 8th October I was delighted to speak at the launch of National Hate Crime Awareness Week at an event organised by Tell Mama at St Paul's Cathedral.

Any hate crime is absolutely intolerable and unacceptable and I am extremely concerned to have seen a spike in...

October 11, 2016

On Friday 7th October I had the pleasure of opening London’s first gallery dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the art and music of those recovering from mental ill health – the Outsider Gallery, which is located on the ground floor of Clarendon Recovery College in...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.