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.

However, David Lammy sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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

  • Points of Order 9 Sep 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Much has been said, obviously, by Members of Parliament in this place, but I want to put on record what I suspect are deep thanks in huge parts of the country, and to echo absolutely what has been said by, in particular, my hon. Friend the Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle). I was in the House after the riots of 2011, and I thank you, Mr Speaker, for helping to...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Brexit 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Revenue and Customs has received advice from the Cabinet Office to prepare for the UK leaving the EU on 17 October 2019.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Brexit 9 Sep 2019

    To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has provided advice to other Departments to prepare for the UK leaving the EU on 17 October 2019.

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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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all David Lammy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 54 written questions in the last year — 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 70.18% 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") 677 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via The Speaking Office, 25-27 Horsell Road, Highbury & Islington, London N5 1XL, for speaking engagements:
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. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (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. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 16 August 2018)
31 October 2018, received £2,000 from Blackbridge Communications Ltd, Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton Street, London EC2A 4HJ. Hours: 2 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
5 November 2018, received £1,891 from Maximum Media, The Distillery Building, Court, Fumbally 8, Fumbally Ln, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Ireland. Hours: 4 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
16 November 2018, received £2,500 from Mishcon De Reya LLP, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London WC2B 6AH. Hours: 2 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
16 November 2018, received £2,317.80 from Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB. Hours: 2 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
20 December 2018, received £2,000 from GovNet Communications, 10 Buckingham Place, Westminster, London SW1E 6HX. Hours: 2 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
20 December 2018, received £2,500 from Heathrow Airport, The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport Hounslow TW6 2GW. Hours: 2 hrs. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 11 February 2019)
4 February 2019 received £2,254.00 from SSAT (The Schools Network) Ltd, 5th Floor, Central House, 142 Central Street, London EC1V 8AR. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 February 2019)
28 March 2019, received £1,640 from Kent University, Giles Ln, Canterbury CT2 7NZ, for speaking at the Kent Africa Summit on 16 March 2019. Hours: 1 hr 30 min. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 07 May 2019)
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. This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 June 2019. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 16 August 2018; updated 14 November 2018)
Payments from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
25 April 2019, received £1,800 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 15 February, 18 February and 10 March 2019. Hours: 9 hrs in total (3 hrs per show). (Registered 17 May 2019)
25 May 2019, received £1,800 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 27 and 28 April 2019. Hours: 3 hrs per show; 6 hrs in total.
(Registered 18 June 2019)
25 June 2019, received £600 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 1 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs in total. (Registered 03 July 2019)
25 August 2019, received £600 for guest presenting a radio show on LBC on 19 July 2019. Hours: 3 hrs in total. (Registered 29 August 2019)
9 July 2019, received £500 from the International School of Geneva for giving a keynote speech on 14 June 2019. Payer: International School of Geneva, 2 Chemin de la Ferme, CH-1297 Founex, Switzerland. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 24 July 2019)
31 July 2019, received £6,375 from Uplands Television, 17-29 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8TT, via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting a documentary. Hours: 80 hrs in total (10 days at 8 hrs a day over 8 months). (Registered 27 August 2019)
21 August 2019, received £6,970 advance payment from Little Brown Book Group, Hachette Carmelite, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ via David Higham Associates, 7-10 Noel Street, Soho, London W1F 8GQ, for a book. Hours: approx. 240 hrs (3 hrs per week between December 2017 and June 2019). (Registered 19 September 2019)
9 September 2019, received £400 from Cumberlege Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, East Sussex BN8 4LA, for facilitating as part of their Westminster Experience programme on 11 June 2019. Hours: approx. 3 hrs including time for reading course material. (Registered 19 September 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: University of Western Ontario
Address of donor: 1151 Richmond St North, London, Ontario N6G 1G9, Canada

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return business class flights, food, ground transportation and accommodation £8,724.90

Destination of visit: Canada

Dates of visit: 5-7 June 2019

Purpose of visit: Invited to give closing speech and Q&A.

(Registered 02 July 2019; updated 12 July 2019)
Name of donor: Volteface
Address of donor: 18 Hanway Street, London W1T 1UF

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Attendance at a conference organised by Volteface (costs including room hire, staffing and audio/visual equipment) with a value of £720.21

Destination of visit: Canada

Dates of visit: 7-9 June 2019

Purpose of visit: A study trip regarding Canada’s decision to legalise cannabis organised by Volteface.

(Registered 02 July 2019; updated 15 July 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)

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