David Lammy

MP, Tottenham

Tottenham Labour

David Lammy campaigned to remain in the European Union

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David Lammy’s voting in Parliament

David Lammy is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of David Lammy’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of David Lammy’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Lammy’s full vote analysis page for more.

David Lammy has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

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Profile

Labour MP for Tottenham

Entered the House of Commons on 22 June 2000 — Byelection

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Gambling
  • Students: Finance
  • Social Security Benefits
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Social Security Benefits: Greater London

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Higher Education and Intellectual Property) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Higher Education and Intellectual Property) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Higher Education & Intellectual Property) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Skills) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Culture) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (5 Mar 2001 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (25 Jan 2001 to 11 May 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all David Lammy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 180 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 51.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 139 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Lammy’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 621 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for articles from Guardian News and Media Limited, PO Box 68164, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP:
5 May 2016, fee of £117.26 received. Hours 2 hrs. (Registered 08 June 2016)
Fees from BBC, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL:
10 December 2015, received fee of £500 for TV appearance. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2015)
14 March 2016, received fee of £350 for TV appearance. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2016)
14 July 2016, received fee of £350 for TV appearance. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2016)
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, 16 Shorts Gardens, London WC2H 9AU:
1 December 2015, received fee of £1,000 for appearance on a TV panel show. Hours 2 hrs. (Registered 07 January 2016)
28 January 2016, received fee of £1,000 for appearance on a TV panel show. Hours 2 hrs. (Registered 12 February 2016)
25 May 2016, fee of £2,500 received via NMP Live Limited, 8 Blenheim Court, Brook Way, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7NA, from FIL Investment Management Limited, Kingswood Fields, Millfield Lane, Surrey, Kingswood, Surrey, KT20 6RP for speaking engagement. Hours: 5.5 hrs. (Registered 17 June 2016)
14 July 2016, fee received £2,000 from Facing History and Ourselves, Victoria Charity Centre, Suite 5, First Floor, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB, for speaking engagement. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 July 2016)
3 August 2016, received £300 from Cumberlege Connections Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA, for a training session. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2016)
24 August 2016, fee of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for MP survey interview. Hours 1 hr. (Registered 30 August 2016)
29 September 2016, fee of £2,250 received via Speakers Corner, Unit 31 Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL, from Thompson Reuters, 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP, for speaking engagement. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Gillian and Arnold Livingstone
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to cover the final costs of my mayoral campaign

Date received: 18 November 2015

Date accepted: 1 December 2015

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 10 December 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in Tottenham: (i) and (ii).
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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