January 31, 2017

Yesterday (Monday 30th January) the House of Commons urgently debated the Government's reaction to Donald Trump's Executive Order which bans people from seven countries from entering the United Stats of America.

I asked the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson:

"In November 1...

January 26, 2017

On Tuesday 24th January the Supreme Court ruled that the Government must seek the approval of Parliament before triggering Article 50 and beginning the Brexit process.

I released the following statement: 

"It was absolutely absurd for an unelected Prime Minister and her...

January 19, 2017

On 19th January I wrote to the Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Robert Halfon MP, supported by over 60 other MP's, to urge the Government to publish their 'new approach' to adult education that they promised to publish last year and to invest in adult education. 

The...

January 19, 2017

I was delighted to be interviewed by the new local newspaper Tottenham Community Press for their January-February 2017 edition. 

The interview is not online but a free copy can be picked up all over Tottenham including at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Marcus Garvey Libr...

January 17, 2017

On Friday 13th January I wrote an article for The New European in defence of immigration and free movement. 

Our problems are not caused by immigrants. There is an increasing sense of blame and scapegoating of recent arrivals to our shores for our nation’s problems.

The...

January 17, 2017

Ahead of my debate on night schools and adult education I wrote articles for the London Evening Standard (A new approach to adult education will help Londoners succeed) and The Times (Night schools can give those 'left behind'a leg up). 

The debate was also covered by T...

January 17, 2017

On Friday 13th January I secured an adjournment debate on the future of adult education and Night Schools in the House of Commons. I called on the government to bring back night schools, invest in adult education and publish a long overdue strategy for improving the pr...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.