February 13, 2017

Over the weekend of 4th February I visited Wightman Road Mosque and Masjid Ayesha as part of the 'Visit My Mosque' initiative. I was pleased to be able to stand in solidarity with Muslims in my local community following Donald Trump's Muslim Ban and the mosque shooting...

February 13, 2017

I was delighted to be invited to speak at the Kurdish Community Centre breakfast meeting on 5th February to stand in unity with the Kurdish community and thank them for their contribution to Tottenham and the Borough of Haringey. 

February 10, 2017

I am backing calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances as data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis.

Debt often strikes when people experience sudden cha...

February 9, 2017

Thousands of constituents have written to me in recent weeks about Brexit and the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal Bill). I have written a letter outlining my position, which you can read below.

Dear X

Thank you for writing to me about the European Union (Notif...

February 9, 2017

Today (9th February) I have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to oppose the proposed privatisation of the Green Investment Bank.

You can read my letter in full below:

Rt Hon Philip Hammond

Chancellor of the Exchequer

HM Treasury

1 Horse Guards Road

London

SW1A 2HQ

9th...

February 8, 2017

I am hopeful that the Government will let Parliament vote on the status of EU citizens currently living in the UK during Committee Stage of the Brexit Bill today (8th February).

Given the number of amendments tabled to the Bill on this issue and the huge concern across...

February 8, 2017

On Tuesday 7th February I spoke about parliamentary sovereignty during the Committee Stage of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. 

You can watch my speech here, or read my speech and the debate in Hansard in full here.

Parliament must have a meaningful...

February 8, 2017

I tabled two amendments (and signed well over 100 others) to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill for the Committee Stage. 

On Tuesday 7th February I co-sponsored and voted in favour of New Clause 110 to the Bill 

My amendments were as follows:

1) The vote...

February 1, 2017

On Tuesday evening (31st January) I spoke in the Second Reading of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.

You can watch my speech here, or read it here

For the sake of the country that I love, I will not be voting to trigger Article 50. 

Patriotism and lo...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.