December 19, 2017

On 19th December 2017, the Government published its response to the Lammy Review, accepting the vast majority of my 35 recommendations. You can read more in The Guardian, The Independent, BBC and The Times. I also spoke to BBC News and Sky News

I said:

My review r...

December 14, 2017

On 14th December, the six month anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, I wrote to the Prime Minister regarding the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry.

I also attended the memorial service at St Paul's cathedral, an important moment for the country to come together to suppor...

December 14, 2017

On Wednesday 13th December I was spoke in support of and voted for Amendment 7 to the EU Withdrawal Bill, an amendment that I co-sponsored alongside MPs from across political parties, requiring that Parliament has a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal before it is...

December 14, 2017

On Monday 11th December I secured an adjournment debate on the case of Abdulkarim Boudiaf, my constituent who was callously murdered in 2009 whilst enjoying a night out with friends. His family are still fighting for justice and his killer is still walking the streets...

December 7, 2017

On Friday 7th December the Financial Times published an interview with me about inequality education, entrenched privilege, university access and university access - 'David Lammy: We have to redress the balance'. 

I have copied excerpts from the interview below:

Boris Jo...

December 7, 2017

On Thursday 6th December, alongside 13 other Labour MP's, I wrote to the Premier League's chief executive Richard Scudamore urging him to ensure that every Premier League club pays all of their workers the Real Living Wage. I strongly believe that all Premier League cl...

December 5, 2017

On 1st December, I published a statement supporting the campaign by Grenfell survivors and bereaved families for changes to be made to the manner in which the public inquiry is being carried out, including the appointment of a panel of advisors that better reflect the...

December 5, 2017

On 29th November, I published an answer to the Parliamentary Question that I tabled to the Department for Communities and Local Government, which revealed that the deadline for rehousing Grenfell survivors has been extended to 12 months.

When Grenfell was the leading st...

December 5, 2017

On 29th November, Donald Trump retweeted Britain First’s Deputy Leader, Jayda Fransen. In doing so, he not only tacitly endorsed and promoted the racist content of her tweets, but also the Islamophobia and hatred that Britain First represents.

We cannot let Trump legiti...

December 5, 2017

Three months ago, I asked the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, what plans he had to publish the studies undertaken by his department on the economic impact of Brexit. After months of campaigning, including a legal challenge and a written ...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.