David Lammy (@DavidLammy )

David Lammy

Bio Labour MP for Tottenham. Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice. Recently wrote a new book, Tribes. Spurs fan #COYS.
Location Tottenham
Tweets 22,0K
Followers 679,4K
Following 4,8K
Account created 10-12-2008 14:53:54
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iPhone : If you missed the iconic #BlackHistoryMonth  edition of The House and are using an iOS device, here is a special presentation of this fantastic resource. apple.news/AXX5SoIJoRaH6l…

iPhone : Earlier this week I talked to about tribalism, the state of politics and stereotypes I and other black men face with Jay Rayner on his excellent podcast “Out To Lunch “

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iPhone : This is appalling. The demonisation of lawyers must end. No one’s life should be under threat for doing their job.

iPhone : Half a million self-employed are being left stranded this winter without the support they need.

The government’s promise to do ‘whatever it takes’ has been abandoned.


iPhone : The Chancellor's failure to recognise the seriousness of the economic crisis until it was too late will mean many more jobs will have been lost unnecessarily.

I'm terrified about what it will do to Tottenham. My constituents deserve so much better than this government. twitter.com/torstenbell/st…

Twitter Media Studio : The right to a fair hearing is a human right.

We need to restore legal aid.

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iPhone : Rape prosecutions and convictions are at a record low and only 1 in 7 victims have confidence in the system. The statistics are truly shocking and urgent action is needed. My piece for politics home 👇 politicshome.com/thehouse/artic…

iPhone : Conservative MPs just voted to leave vulnerable children hungry over the Christmas holidays in the worst crisis of our lifetimes.

We can’t ever let them forget this. twitter.com/lewis_goodall/…

Twitter Web App : Conservative MPs will decide today whether pupils who would otherwise go hungry get free school meals over half term and the Christmas holidays.

If the Tories vote against children being fed, we must never let them forget it.

Twitter Web App : I am horrified by the reports of killings of people protesting police brutality in Nigeria.

The government must urgently act to raise this at the highest levels with the Nigerian government. twitter.com/ReggieNBollie/…

Twitter Web App : Give it a rest, Steve.

You're a Member of Parliament in the governing party. Don't moan about your lack of influence.

What is wrong is pretending the economy will collapse if we feed hungry children. twitter.com/SteveBakerHW/s…

Twitter Web App : Each week at #PMQs it is more obvious: Boris Johnson is totally out of his depth.

The Prime Minister has lost control of the virus, lost control of testing and lost the public's trust.

iPhone : Black history is British history.

Young people should learn all parts of our history, even if parts of it are painful.

To understand the present, we have to honestly confront the past #blackhistoriesmatter #BlackLivesMatter

Twitter Web App : "It's as raw today as it was the day that Zane died.”
Nicole Lawler talks about the loss of her son and Labour’s call for an independent panel inquiry on what would have been his 14th birthday. ⁦TAZ 👼🏽⁩ ⁦David Lammy⁩ bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…

Twitter Web App : 4 million more Londoners, including my constituents in Tottenham, will be in the congestion charge zone if the Tories get their way.

.Sadiq Khan is right. I will fight any attempt to charge people driving into Haringey £15 - especially in this crisis. twitter.com/SadiqKhan/stat…

Twitter Web App : Almost 7 years after Zane Gbangbola's death, it is time the government finally allows the truth to be uncovered and justice to be served.

On what would have been Zane's 14th birthday, I have written to the government demanding a full independent inquiry.