David Lammy

It’s time for David Lammy to join the Tories

31 July 2019 13:57

I’ve never voted Conservative and I never will. Having been raised in a working-class home, I can’t get past the…

David Lammy is wrong about white saviours and Comic Relief

18 March 2019 16:54

Comic Relief have reported an £8 million plunge in year-on-year donations following the recent row ignited by Labour MP David…

It is unfair to blame Oxford for the low number of black undergraduates

20 October 2017 12:44

David Lammy has been making headlines today, accusing Oxford of ‘social apartheid’ because it offers so few places to black…

David Lammy: We should be more like Farage

26 September 2017 19:06

Brexit has been an odd sideshow to the Labour conference, with pro-Corbyn factions such as Momentum working hard to keep…

David Lammy’s Brexit bashing backfires

4 September 2017 13:40

Bashing Brexit is familiar territory for David Lammy. But Mr S thinks the next time the Labour MP wades in on…

The wait for answers over Grenfell Tower goes on

28 June 2017 16:23

The death toll from Grenfell Tower has now risen to 80, with police saying it could be next year before…

An independent London would be a Thatcherite dystopia

22 March 2017 13:17

Tottenham MP David Lammy has been writing in the Evening Standard about how it makes sense now for London to…

PMQs Sketch: Striking attitudes in the Chamber

30 November 2016 16:16

Sometimes PMQs is about policy. Sometimes it’s about posturing. Today everyone was striking attitudes like mad. Jeremy Corbyn over-stated the…

Democracy is hanging by a thread in this country

6 September 2016 16:06

Democracy is hanging by a thread in this country. At the start of this year, if someone had told you…

David Lammy takes centre stage at the debate against democracy

5 September 2016 19:36

In the EU referendum, Brexit triumphed after 17 million people plumped for Leave while 16 million voted for Remain. This act of…

Did the Brexit refuseniks propose overturning the Scottish referendum result?

27 August 2016 19:36

The parliamentary move against democracy is gathering strength. The notion that parliament might vote down the results of the referendum…

How much longer can David Lammy hold on?

27 June 2016 18:29

It’s all looking very grim for Lammy. My petition to have him removed as MP for Tottenham has now soared…

At least the howls of Remain cry-babies give us something to snigger at

27 June 2016 11:22

A very good piece by Libby Purves on the petulance, whining and spite of our liberal elite. Libby got there…

Lammy Out! Sign my petition to oust David Lammy

26 June 2016 8:38

The petition to demand a second a referendum has now reached 2.8 million signatories. There’s an awful lot of people in…

Why does EU ‘in’ campaign insist on insulting voters’ intelligence?

28 January 2016 8:17

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

Watch: David Lammy says a million Indians died in WWII fighting for the ‘European project’

26 January 2016 14:30

Oh dear. It appears that it is time for David Lammy to brush up on his history knowledge. The pro-EU…

Could a row with Uber be taxi for a London mayoral candidate?

27 August 2015 16:48

One of the striking things about the contest in Labour for the mayoral candidacy is how many of the candidates…

Jeremy Corbyn signals the return of Labour’s Heathrow wars

24 August 2015 15:37

Quelle surprise, Jeremy Corbyn has come out against a third runway at Heathrow. The Labour leadership favourite has indicated in…

Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet: runners and riders

14 August 2015 17:35

Who could Jeremy Corbyn invite into his shadow cabinet if elected Labour leader? Some frontbenchers are suggesting today that he…

Why is David Lammy getting beaten up for telling the truth about tax credits?

21 July 2015 20:08

Poor old David Lammy. At 11pm last night, the Labour mayoral hopeful tweeted that his mum had depended on tax credits…