March 23, 2017

Earlier this week (20th March) I hosted the British Caribbean Association (BCA) in Parliament. I am a proud son of Windrush Generation immigrants and I was delighted to welcome over 60 members of the BCA to Parliament along with Dawn Butler MP, Clive Lewis MP and Baron...

March 20, 2017

On Saturday I spoke at an anti-racism march in Parliament Square. You can read more about the protest here.

I said that we need to send a message that we don't want the fascism and xenophobia of Le Pen and Wilders in our country.

My parents arrived in this country to sig...

March 9, 2017

Today (9th March) I secured a debate on our relationship with Turkey in Parliament. Speaking in debate, I argued that given the actions of President Erdogan Turkey is now a democracy in name only and that the Government must condemn the human rights abuses and march to...

March 9, 2017

Ahead of the debate in Parliament on Turkey today, I have written an article for The Times about the situation in Turkey and Erdogan's actions: Britain must denounce Erdogan as the dictator he is.

Democracy, the rule of law and human rights have all been completely tram...

March 9, 2017

Last night (8th March) I spoke in the debate on the Chancellor's Budget.

I argued that the Budget had let the country down because it ignored the main economic issue of our time - the impact that Brexit and leaving the Single Market will have on every aspect of our econ...

March 7, 2017

I am delighted and very proud to see National Apprenticeship Week go from strength to strength 10 years after I launched it as Skills Minister. Last night (6th March) I presented the 'Apprentice of the Year' award at the YMCA Training awards night and spoke about the i...

March 7, 2017

Last week (Thursday 2nd March) as part of my adult education campaign I visited Morley College. 

Morley College is a wonderful institution and jewel in the crown of technical education and lifelong learning in London. I will continue to champion adult education and supp...

March 3, 2017

Yesterday I spoke in a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament about the role of fathers in the family. As Chair of the All-Party Group on Fatherhood this is an issue that is incredibly important to me.

It is vital that we respond to the nature of the modern family a...

March 1, 2017

Last night (28th February) I spoke at a meeting organised school funding cuts in Haringey at Fair Funding for All on school funding cuts.  

It is frankly shocking that a Government talking about social mobility is going to be the first Government since the mid-1990's...

March 1, 2017

Last night (28th February) I spoke at a rally for Haringey Stand up to Racism alongside anti-racism activists and representatives from the local Muslim community.

I spoke about the racist abuse that I have received since the EU referendum last year as well as the racist...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.