David Lammy’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [6th Allotted Day] 10 Jan 2019

    I have faced many challenges in the two decades for which I have sat in the House, but Sunday 7 August 2011, the morning after the Tottenham riots, was by far the greatest. Walking on broken glass, past burnt-out cars, homes and businesses, comforting men and women who were still in their pyjamas, I saw the place where I had lived for my whole life turned to ashes. Many members of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Points of Order 9 Jan 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Do you agree that in all our experiences in this House, it is extremely unwise to thrust civil servants and officials, who give their advice in confidence and are neutral, into the public domain in this way? When it has happened in the past, it has often ended very badly indeed for those individuals. The House should stop that. It is extremely inappropriate...

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Labour MP for Tottenham

Entered the House of Commons on 22 June 2000 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

David Lammy campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires
  • Students: Finance
  • Gambling
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 12 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 31 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all David Lammy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 186 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 71.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 667 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via The Speaking Office, 25-27 Horsell Road, Highbury & Islington, London N5 1XL, for speaking engagements:
16 March 2018, received £2,295 from the University of the West of England, Coldharbour Lane, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2018)
8 May 2018, received £1,750 from Blackbird Communication, 22 Cairns Close, St Albans AL4 0EB, for a speaking on 22 February 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 August 2018)
6 July 2018, received £2,000.00 from AIG Europe, The AIG Building, 58 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4AB. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 August 2018)
16 March 2018, received £500 from Knowledge Quarter, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, for a speaking engagement on 12 February 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 March 2018)
Payment of £2,000 plus VAT and expenses expected from Target Jobs, the Fountain Building, Howbery Park, Benson Lane, Wallingford OX10 8BA, for a speaking engagement on 14 March 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 March 2018)
17 July 2018, received £1,847.48 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean, 6 Lockett Ave, Kingston 4, Jamaica, W.I., for a speaking engagement on 21 June 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. Flights and accommodation also provided by the payer, estimated value £1,500. (Registered 16 August 2018; updated 14 November 2018)
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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