May 30, 2018

On 17th May, I welcomed the Government’s decision to cut maximum stakes on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals to £2. Since I launched the Stop FOBTs campaign in 2013 and as Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on FOBTs, I have been calling on the Government cut the...

May 30, 2018

On 22nd May during a debate on the Government’s Serious Violence Strategy I raised issues of austerity, cuts to the police and local authorities, cuts to the Border Force and the issue of serious organised crime and drugs with Home Office Ministers. I said:

Am I really...

May 30, 2018

On 14th May, I spoke in the debate in Westminster Hall on the petition calling on the Prime Minister to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. I emphasised the importance of an inquiry that represents the victims of the tragedy. You can find a clip of my spe...

May 30, 2018

On the 17th May, the Government published the Hackitt Review which did not urge a ban on flammable cladding. I released the below statement on the issue, and the Government subsequently committed to consulting on the banning of combustible cladding and desktop studies:

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May 30, 2018

On 28th April, I co-ordinated and wrote a letter to the Prime Minister alongside Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbot which was co-signed by 200 MPs. The letter called on the Government to enshrine the rights of the Windrush generation in law. It stated:

It is important t...

May 30, 2018

On 11 May 2018, I held a Windrush surgery at the Holy Trinity Church in Tottenham for my constituents who have been affected by the Windrush scandal. More than 20 constituents participated in the event which was attended by an Immigration Law specialist from Wilsons LL...

May 30, 2018

On 1st May, as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Race, I hosted an event for Windrush citizens to discuss the uncertain status of Commonwealth citizens in the UK. We heard from many Windrush citizens who shared their story, as well as Guardian reporter Amel...

May 29, 2018

On 23rd April, I spoke in response to the Home Secretary’s statement on Windrush in the House of Commons, emphasising the status of the Windrush generation as British citizens. I also raised the issues facing other Commonwealth citizens, who have temporary or indefinit...

May 29, 2018

On 15th April, I wrote a letter co-signed by 140 MPs, calling for the Prime Minister to take urgent action to address the Windrush scandal. The letter urged the Prime Minister “to guarantee the status of all Commonwealth nationals whose right to remain is protected by...

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David Lammy

From Tottenham. For Tottenham.