David Lammy

Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Labour MP for Tottenham

@DavidLammy https://facebook.com/DavidLammyTottenham

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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.

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  • David Lammy generally voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Lammy has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Leaseholders and Cladding 24 Nov 2020

    I have to say to the Minister that I never dreamed that, three and a half years after my friend Khadija Saye died with her mother in Grenfell Tower, I would be here begging him to sort this problem out. I have over 1,000 residents in the Tottenham Hale Village in my constituency, a development built by Bellway Homes, which made £500 million profits in 2018, another £500 million profits in...
  • Leaseholders and Cladding 24 Nov 2020

    I have to say to the Minister that I never dreamed that, three and a half years after my friend Khadija Saye died with her mother in Grenfell Tower, I would be here begging him to sort this problem out. I have over 1,000 residents in the Tottenham Hale Village in my constituency, a development built by Bellway Homes, which made £500 million profits in 2018, another £500 million profits in...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Members: Correspondence 23 Nov 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Tottenham of 2 October 2020 on school funding.

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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
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires
  • Students: Finance
  • Gambling
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (since 6 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 4 Mar 2020)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via The Speaking Office, 25-27 Horsell Road, Highbury & Islington, London N5 1XL, for speaking engagements:
10 October 2019, received £4,100 from City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0HB, for delivering a keynote speech on 26 September 2019, for an anniversary lecture. Hours: 12 hrs including preparation. (Registered 20 December 2019)
13 November 2019, received £2,300 from Imperial College Union, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for giving a speech on 22 October 2019. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 23 December 2019; updated 03 March 2020)
13 November 2019, received £1,000 from We Are Utopia Ltd, 413 Royle Building, 31 Wenlock Road, London N1 7SH, for filming for International Men’s Day on 9 October. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. (Registered 23 December 2019)
15 November 2019, received £2,870 from MacFarlenes LLP, 20 Cursitor Street, London EC4A 1LT, for taking part in a Q&A Seminar for Black History Month on 10 October 2019. Hours: 2 hrs 30 mins. (Registered 23 December 2019)
13 November 2019, received £2,500 from Citibank UK, Citigroup Centre, 33 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LB, via Speakers’ Corner, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL, for speaking at Black History Month event on 7 October 2019. Hours: 2 hrs 30 mins. (Registered 30 December 2019)
13 November 2019, received £2,250 from Forest School College, College Place, Snaresbrook, London E17 3PY, via Speakers’ Corner, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL, for speaking at Forest School College on 10 October 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2019)
2 September 2019, received £1,250 from Dock Street Events, Suite 905, K2 Tower, 60 Bond Street, Hull HU1 3EN, for late cancellation of a speech at the Wilberforce World Freedom Summit. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 January 2020)
14 January 2020, received £1,860.50 from SSAT (The Schools Network) Ltd, 5th Floor, Central House, 142 Central Street, London EC1V 8AR, for delivering a keynote speech at the SSAT National Conference 2019 on 4 December 2019. Hours: 6 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 12 February 2020)
13 February 2020, received £1,845 from Student Accommodation Conference and Awards for delivering keynote speech on 11 December 2019, via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. (Registered 04 March 2020)
13 February 2020, received £2,050 from Marks and Spencer BAME diversity for delivering keynote speech on 29 October 2019, via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 04 March 2020)
13 February 2020, received £2,050 from IMPower Consulting for delivering a speech, via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. (Registered 04 March 2020)
1 June 2020, received £1,640 (50% of original fee) from We Are Creative Equals 93 Chatterton Road, Bromley BR2 9QQ, for keynote speech at RISE conference on 13 May 2020. Conference was cancelled due to Covid-19. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs preparation. (Registered 06 July 2020)
4 August 2020, received £1,230 from The Mill, 11-14 Windmill Street, London W1T 2JG, for Q&A session with staff on their Black Lives Matter Corporate Day on 19 June 2020. Hours: 2.5 hrs including preparation. (Registered 12 August 2020)
16 October 202, received £1,640 from Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited, The WestWorks Building, 195 Wood Lane, London W12 7FQ, for a speaking event with Q&A as part of Novartis Oncology ONCO Festival 2020 on 8 September 2020. Hours: 2 hrs including preparation. (Registered 10 November 2020)
25 October 2020, received £3,280 from Lloyds of London, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA, for a discussion and Q&A for Black History Month on 12 October 2020. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. (Registered 10 November 2020)
Payments from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
25 October 2019, received £1,200 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 14 and 15 September 2019. Hours: 6 hrs in total (3 hrs per show). (Registered 05 November 2019)
25 September 2020, received £3,600 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 25, 26 July; 1, 2, 8, 9 August 2020. Hours: 24 hrs in total including preparation time (3 hrs per show). (Registered 12 October 2020)
27 October 2020, received £3,060 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for guest presenting three shows on LBC on 19, 26 September and 3 October 2020. Hours: 13.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 11 November 2020)
Payments from Uplands Television, 17-29 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8TT, via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH:
10 October 2019, received £1,912.50 for final portion of presenting a documentary. Hours: approx. 20 hrs in total over 2 months. (Registered 05 November 2019)
11 October 2019, received £425 from Grazia, Bauer Media, Academic House, 20-24 Oval Road, Camden Town, London NW1 7DJ, for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 November 2019)
28 August 2020, received £737 from Tufts University, 96 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, for speaking at a Tufts University event on Race, Justice & Equality on 24 July 2020. Hours: 2.5 hrs including preparation. (Registered 18 September 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Open Britain Ltd
Address of donor: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 09641190

(Registered 10 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor, York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for office support and campaigns

Date received: 10 October 2019

Data accepted: 10 October 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 30 December 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Best for Britain (UK-EU Open Policy Ltd)
Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Eurostar Return tickets, £520; car travel in Brussels, £129.05; lunch and refreshments, £25; taxi to parliament (on return to UK), £8.20; total value £682.25

Destination of visit: European Parliament, Brussels

Date of visit: 16 October 2019

Purpose of visit: Best for Britain Meeting with ambassadors, EU representatives, and press call.

(Registered 05 November 2019)
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).
From January 2019, unpaid adviser to Pomeroon Trading Inc, an environmentally sustainable company that grows and exports coconuts and agricultural produce. I provide advice on Guyana, the Caribbean and on the company’s community development fund. I hold share options below the level for registration under the category for Shareholdings. (Registered 18 February 2019)
From 21 February 2020, Envoy Extraordinaire of the University of Guyana. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 September 2020)
From 1 June 2020, Associate Tenant, Doughty Street Chambers. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 September 2020)
From 7 September 2020 to 6 September 2023, Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 30 September 2020)

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