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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement (13 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: I am coming up to my 18th year in the House. During that time, we have had serious votes on going to war in Iraq and in Syria, and on different occasions, parliamentary sovereignty has asserted itself. On the war in Iraq, we thought we had the information, but it turned out that we did not, and we went to war. On Syria, despite some strong arguments to intervene, we chose not to. I also...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement (13 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: The right hon. and learned Gentleman is demonstrating why he is Father of the House, so I hesitate to interrupt him, but on his point about having a meaningful vote prior to the Prime Minister of the day making the deal, does he agree, with his wealth of experience, that if we are to keep the country together, it is important that that Prime Minister has in the back of her head when trying to...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Shooting of Abdulkarim Boudiaf (11 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: I wish to use this Adjournment debate to raise the case of Abdulkarim Boudiaf, a constituent of mine who tragically lost his life in Tottenham on 14 March 2009. As Members of Parliament, we are first and foremost representatives of our constituents: we are sent here to speak for them, to represent them, to serve them, and to fight for their interests. This is a responsibility that I have...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Shooting of Abdulkarim Boudiaf (11 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. It is important that, when we offer incentives to the public to come forward, the sum involved is appropriate and the right amount to draw attention to the crime and to bring people out of the woodwork. The threshold in these sorts of cases is so high. The perpetrators of this crime are walking free—free from conviction for this serious offence,...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Shooting of Abdulkarim Boudiaf (11 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: My hon. Friend is quite right that part of this story is about ensuring that Britain’s ethnic diversity is replicated across the criminal justice system at all levels. There has been some small progress in the Met police but, as my review found, we need to see diversity among the judiciary and our prison officers if we are to ensure that ethnic minority communities have faith and trust...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (11 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many housing planning applications have been called in by his Department in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Home Office: Knives: Crime (8 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to reduce knife crime

Written Answers — Home Office: Organised Crime (8 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to tackle the (a) organised crime, (b) gang activity and (c) drug dealing across county operating across county boundaries.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Libya: Human Rights (7 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Libyan counterpart on reports of gross human rights abuses, human trafficking and slavery involving migrants in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Turkey: Freedom of Expression (7 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterpart in Turkey on repression of independent media and the right to free speech in that country.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Grenfell Tower: Fires (7 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his oral contribution of 5 September 2017, Official Report, column 82, Grenfell Tower and Building Safety, for how many years will Grenfell Tower fire survivors pay the same rent as they previously paid for their homes in Grenfell Tower.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Grenfell Tower: Fires (7 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his oral contribution of 5 September 2017, Official Report, column 82, Grenfell Tower and Building Safety, what steps has he taken to ensure that all Grenfell Tower residents will be not pay rent for the first year and subsequently pay the same as they previously paid in rent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Points of Order (6 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Your remarks today have been extremely clear. For Members who are not on the Committee—I first put questions to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on 5 September—would you expect a letter from those Members in line with chapter 8 of “Erskine May”, or do you believe that that is a matter solely for the Select...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Extinguishers (4 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of sprinklers in improving fire safety in tower blocks; and what steps he is taking to promote the retro-fitting of sprinkler systems in tower blocks.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Foreign Nationals (1 Dec 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on how many occasions information regarding the immigration status of NHS patients has been shared with the Home Office in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Grenfell Tower: Fires (30 Nov 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what information his Department holds on the timetable for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to rehouse Grenfell Tower households in permanent accommodation; what assessment he has made of the capacity of that local authority to meet that timetable; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: International Assistance (30 Nov 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether she plans to develop a mechanism to (a) release funding to and (b) assess how much is directed at local and national actors in humanitarian crises in line with the objectives of the Grand Bargain 2020.


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