October 20, 2017

Today (20th October) I have published data on Oxbridge access following Freedom of Information requests. You can download the data in full here and read the press release in full below. You can read more in The Guardian here and here, or on BBC news here. You can read...

October 18, 2017

On Tuesday 17th October I spoke in the debate on the Rohingya people and the Myanamar Government.

I criticised the response of our Government and of the international community as a whole to the ethnic cleansing going on in Myanmar:

"On issues of human rights in recent t...

October 13, 2017

On Wednesday 11th October I wrote to the Brexit Secretary David Davis MP, with the support of over 120 Members of Parliament, demanding that he published studies that the Department for Exiting the European Union have conducted into the impact of Brexit on our economy....

October 13, 2017

On Tuesday 10th October the Government published its race disparity audit that revealed deeply ingrained disparities. 

I did a number of media interviews to set out my response to the audit, and as I told The Guardian: "We simply can't let this racial disparity audit br...

October 3, 2017

To mark the start of Black History Month this October, I have written a short introduction to Black History Month for the official website and magazine.

You can read my message below or here

It feels as though Black History Month is needed now more than ever.

In the aft...

October 2, 2017

I spoke to the Fabian Society's Quarterly Review (Autumn edition) about my independent review of the criminal justice system, Grenfell and the next Labour government.

During the interview I reiterated my call for the state to intervene and spend taxpayers' money on soci...

October 2, 2017

I spoke to Music Teacher Magazine about the importance of music education for their September 2017 edition.

When I was 10 years old I was awarded an Inner London Education Authority choral scholarship to attend The King's School, a state boarding school in Peterboroug...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.