David Lammy

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Labour MP for Tottenham

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David Lammy’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Ceasefire in Gaza 21 Feb 2024

    I beg to move amendment (a), to leave out from “House” to end and add “believes that an Israeli ground offensive in Rafah risks catastrophic humanitarian consequences and therefore must not take place; notes the intolerable loss of Palestinian life, the majority being women and children; condemns the terrorism of Hamas who continue to hold hostages; supports Australia, Canada and New...
  • Ceasefire in Gaza 21 Feb 2024

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend. This is a moment when the whole House can come together. Let us be clear, whether from the Government Benches or the Opposition Benches, that we all agree that the time for a ceasefire has come, to end the bloodshed and suffering, and to allow a sustained effort to salvage the hope of a two-state solution. There are three motions before us today. Only one can...
  • Ceasefire in Gaza 21 Feb 2024

    My hon. Friend knows that the UN is meeting to discuss those very issues. I think we in this Chamber can all agree that, were that to happen, particularly over Ramadan, as is being indicated at the moment by the Israeli Government, it would be a catastrophic mistake. Labour supports an immediate humanitarian ceasefire, a stop to fighting by both sides now, the release of hostages, a surge of...

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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

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Office
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Grenfell Tower: Fires
  • Students: Finance
  • Gambling
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs (since 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 4 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice ( 6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 27 Jun 2022)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via the Speaking Office, Unit 31 Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL, for speaking engagements. (Updated 15 April 2021)
1 February 2023, received payment of £2,040 from Equiida Ltd, 20 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PQ, as second 50% instalment for speaking at their event on 19 January 2023 (rescheduled from 27 October 2022). Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 01 February 2023)
17 March 2023, received £5,100 from Simmons & Simmons, CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker St, London EC2Y 9SS, for a speaking engagement on 2 March 2023. Hours: 5 hrs including preparation. (Registered 21 March 2023)
21 November 2023, received £5,100 from Microsoft UK, Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading RG6 1WG, for speaking at a Black History Month event on 13 October 2023. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 21 November 2023)
6 December 2023, received £5,100 from Proskauer Rose (law firm), 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY, for speaking at a Black History Month event on 24 October 2023. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 15 December 2023)
18 December 2023, received £5,100 from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (law firm), 100 Bishopsgate, London EC2P 2SR, for speaking at a Black History Month event on 9 November 2023. Hours: 4 hrs including preparation. (Registered 03 January 2024)
Payments from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
28 February 2023, received £360 payment of VAT via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 4 and 11 December 2022. Hours: 9 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 28 February 2023)
28 February 2023, received £4,935 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 2, 8, 15, 22 and 29 January 2023. Hours: 22.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 28 February 2023)
24 March 2023, received £8,400 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 5, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19 and 26 February 2023. Hours: 36 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 28 March 2023)
27 April 2023, received £3,780 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 5, 12, 19 and 26 March 2023. Hours: 18 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 27 April 2023)
26 May 2023, received £2,835 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 9, 16 and 30 April 2023. Hours: 13.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 01 June 2023)
27 June 2023, received £8,400 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, London W1T 2RH, for presenting shows on LBC on 1, 7, 8, 14, 21, 28 and 29 May 2023. Hours: 31.5 hrs in total including preparation (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 03 July 2023)
25 July 2023, received £4,935 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting seven shows on LBC on 4, 10, 11, 18 and 25 June 2023. Hours: 22.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 03 August 2023)
25 August 2023, received £9,555 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting nine shows on LBC on 2, 9, 16, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 30 July 2023. Hours: 40.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 04 September 2023)
26 September 2023, received £945 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting a show on LBC on 13 August 2023. Hours: 4.5 hrs in total including preparation time. (Registered 03 October 2023)
24 November 2023, received £5,250 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury, London W1T 2RH, for presenting five shows on LBC on 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 October 2023. Hours: 22.5 hrs in total including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 29 November 2023)
5 January 2024, received £2,100 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, London W1T 2RH, for presenting two shows on LBC on 5 and 26 November 2023. Hours: 9 hrs including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 10 January 2024)
30 January 2024, received £9,030 via Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield Street, London W1T 2RH, for presenting eight shows on LBC on 3, 10, 17, 24, 27, 28, 29 and 31 December 2023. Hours: 36 hrs including preparation time (4.5 hrs per show). (Registered 05 February 2024)
23 May 2023, received £350 from the BBC, 2nd floor, Zone C, 1 Television Centre, 101 Wood Lane, London W12 7FA, as an appearance fee for Coronation coverage. Hours: 2 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 19 June 2023)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Waheed Ali
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500 towards paying for additional staff for my office
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 November 2023)
Name of donor: Gary Lubner
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £70,000 towards paying for additional staff for my office
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 November 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Richard Lewis
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
Date received: 14 March 2023
Date accepted: 27 March 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 March 2023)
Name of donor: Jonathan Stone
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 27 May 2023
Date accepted: 27 May 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 08 June 2023)
Name of donor: George Brown
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 towards paying for an additional member of staff for my office
Date received: 24 August 2023
Date accepted: 24 August 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 September 2023)
Name of donor: Labour Together
Address of donor: Langley House Park Road, East Finchley, London N2 8EY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The provision of research and writing services between 13 November 2023 and 1 November 2024, value £27,232.88
Date received: 13 November 2023 - 1 November 2024
Date accepted: 13 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration 09630980
(Registered 08 December 2023)
Name of donor: Richard Lewis
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
Date received: 5 February 2024
Date accepted: 5 February 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 13 February 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Food, accommodation and transport while attending and speaking at the Franco-British Colloque 2023 in London in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary, value £1,032
Date received: 26-28 January 2023
Date accepted: 26 January 2023
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 06 February 2023)
Name of donor: Court of the University of Glasgow
Address of donor: University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation, refreshments and transport provided when I accepted an honorary degree, total value £805
Date received: 20 June 2023
Date accepted: 20 June 2023
Donor status: other
(Registered 17 July 2023)
Name of donor: Hawthorn Advisors Limited
Address of donor: Fifth Floor, Partnership House, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1BX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with attending and speaking at the Braemar Summit, flights, transfers, hotel and food, value £1,117.94
Date received: 13-14 September 2023
Date accepted: 13 September 2023
Donor status: company, registration 08355056
(Registered 04 October 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Emirates Literature Foundation
Address of donor: Dar Al Adaab, Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, P.O.Box: 24506, Dubai, U.A.E
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and food for me and a member of staff, value £8,911.51
Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
Dates of visit: 31 January - 4 February 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at a literature festival and conduct meetings in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary.
(Registered 08 February 2023)
Name of donor: Emirates Literature Foundation
Address of donor: Dar Al Adaab, Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, P.O.Box: 24506, Dubai, UAE
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and food for me and a member of staff, total value £5,690.24
Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
Dates of visit: 31 January - 4 February 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at the Literature Festival and conduct meetings in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary.
(Registered 27 February 2023)
Name of donor: Halifax International Security Forum
Address of donor: 1740 N St. NW Washington DC, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, value £1,165.06. I paid for the flights and was reimbursed on 28 February 2023.
Destination of visit: Halifax, Canada
Dates of visit: 18-20 November 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference.
(Registered 28 February 2023)
Name of donor: National Security Action
Address of donor: 1090 Vernon Avenue NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and transportation for me and a member of staff, value £8,666.67
Destination of visit: Washington, USA
Dates of visit: 14-17 March 2023
Purpose of visit: Speaking at an event for the Center for American Progress, conducting bilateral meetings in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary.
(Registered 29 March 2023)
Name of donor: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Address of donor: 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead SL6 7DX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, food, accommodation and visas for me and a member of staff, value £4,563.30
Destination of visit: Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya
Dates of visit: 19-26 April 2023
Purpose of visit: Update from Commonwealth War Graves Commission and meeting stakeholders.
(Registered 15 May 2023)
Name of donor: TED Conferences LLC
Address of donor: 330 Hudson St, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10013
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Conference passes, accommodation and transport for me and a member of staff, value £8,510.16
Destination of visit: Detroit, USA
Dates of visit: 11-14 July 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at the TED Climate Conference.
(Registered 24 July 2023)
Name of donor: Conservation International do Brasil
Address of donor: Avenida Rio Branco n. 131, 8th floor, Rio De Janeiro
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and a member of staff, flights, accommodation, food, transport, translator, life insurance and medical support, value £24,739.36
Destination of visit: Brazil
Dates of visit: 14-18 August 2023
Purpose of visit: Bilateral meetings and visit to Amazon region.
(Registered 06 September 2023)
Name of donor: Canada 20/20 Corporation
Address of donor: 35 O'Connor Street, Suite 302, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 4MS
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transfers and hotel, total value £965.46
Destination of visit: Montreal
Dates of visit: 15-17 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Attend and speak at Global Progress Summit.
(Registered 03 October 2023)
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)
From 28 July 2021 to 27 August 2024, Professor of Practice at SOAS, University of London. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 09 August 2021)

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