David Lammy

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

MPs demand probe into ‘race discrimination’

MPs demand probe into ‘race discrimination’ in Windrush scandal

MPs demand probe into ‘race discrimination’ in Windrush scandal

A group of MPs has referred the Home Office to the equalities watchdog over the Windrush scandal, urging an investigation into whether people were unlawfully discriminated against on the basis of their race.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

The deputy chairman of the European Research Group has said that “naughty names” will not stop the ERG after Labour MP David Lammy defended comparing the group to the Nazi party.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

The shadow women’s minister has defended fellow Labour MP David Lammy after he refused to back down for comparing the European Research Group to the Nazi party.

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen, a member of the European Research Group, has described David Lammy as “not the sharpest tool in the box” after the Labour MP defended comparing the ERG to the Nazi party.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused charities like Comic Relief of “always showing black people as being poor and impoverished”.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Diane Abbott calls Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment ‘offensive’

Diane Abbott debate: Why is 'coloured' offensive?

Diane Abbott debate: Why is 'coloured' offensive?

Diane Abbott has said it was “offensive” for Amber Rudd to call her a “coloured woman”, after the work and pensions secretary used the phrase during an interview on Thursday.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Stacey Dooley

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

Focus on the term “white saviour” has distracted from wider issues about the west’s relationship with Africa, according to a top black commentator and writer.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Buck Fizz star Cheryl Baker: ‘I am a big fan of Stacey Dooley’

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Cheryl Baker from pop group Bucks Fizz has defended documentary maker Stacey Dooley after she was accused of being a “white saviour”.

Stacey Dooley

David Lammy and Stacey Dooley in 'white saviour' row

David Lammy and Stacey Dooley in 'white saviour' row

The television presenter has been accused of being a "white saviour" after posting pictures of herself in Uganda during filming for Comic Relief.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy blasted the Home Office's handling of the Windrush scandal after an outcry about new deportation flights to Jamaica

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

No-confidence vote: Jeremy Corbyn rules out Labour support for no-deal Brexit

No-confidence vote: Jeremy Corbyn rules out Labour support for no-deal Brexit

No-confidence vote: Jeremy Corbyn rules out Labour support for no-deal Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that the party will not support no-deal Brexit, after MP David Lammy asked him to rule out the option during the leader’s motion of no confidence.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Anna Soubry protected by police as she was accused by pro-Brexit protesters of being 'on the side of Hitler'

Anna Soubry protected by police as she was accused by pro-Brexit protesters of being 'on the side of Hitler'

Anna Soubry protected by police as she was confronted by pro-Brexit protesters

The Conservative MP was escorted by two police officers after she was surrounded by pro-Brexit “yellow vest” protesters, who called her a “traitor” and said she was “on the side of Hitler”.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

Members of Parliament have taken to social media over the news that Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has sold water cannons bought when Boris Johnson was in the position for a £300k loss.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Ryanair racist: MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive passenger

Ryanair 'racist': MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive passenger

Ryanair 'racist': MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive man

Karl Turner and David Lammy have criticised Ryanair for failing to remove a man who shouted racist abuse at a fellow passenger

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If state school teachers want to maximise the chances of their students getting into Oxford (BME or white), they should encourage them to apply for the subjects with the highest acceptance rates: MFL and Classics. More data here <a href="https://t.co/SadUtsajkL">https://t.co/SadUtsajkL</a></p>&mdash; Toby Young (@toadmeister) <a href="https://twitter.com/toadmeister/status/999256541156044800?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 23, 2018</a></blockq

I'm a mixed-race British Cambridge grad, and I think Toby Young has a point

I'm a mixed-race British Cambridge grad, and I think Toby Young has a point

Toby Young claimed the lack of black students at Oxford University was down to a lack of support from schools. Bilal Harry Khan, a black Cambridge graduate, argues that he isn't completely wrong

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates'

The latest annual admissions statistics report by the university showed just 11% of UK undergraduates came from disadvantaged areas.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

NUS claims universities care more about reputation than racism

Shakira Martin is calling on universities and the Government to crack down on racism

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The message was sent as a Christmas card

Labour MP David Lammy shares horrific racist 'Britain First' Christmas card

Labour MP David Lammy shares horrific racist 'Britain First' Christmas card

Vile message describes Lammy as a monkey and suggests victims of Grenfell Tower will burn in hell

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

MP David Lammy shares 'disgusting' letter of abuse paid for by taxpayer

MP David Lammy shares 'disgusting' letter of abuse - paid for by taxpayer

MP David Lammy shares 'disgusting' letter of abuse - paid for by taxpayer

David Lammy tweeted a photo of the letter which is written on a piece of notepad paper

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Antoine Griezmann posted this photo on his way to a party

Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann apologises for blacking up at party

Antoine Griezmann apologises for blacking up at party

Griezmann inundated with criticism after posting blackface photo

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EU Withdrawal bill: Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

EU Withdrawal bill: Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

John Redwood, the MP for Wokingham, spoke to Julia Harltey-Brewer about the blow received by the Government over the EU withdrawal bill

Brexit: Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU withdrawal bill

Brexit: Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU withdrawal bill

Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU bill

The Government was defeated over an amendment to grant MPs a meaningful vote on the terms of the final deal

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Elitism: 'MP David Lammy is part of the problem as he perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

'David Lammy is perpetuating Oxbridge elitism - he discourages minority people from applying'

'MP David Lammy perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

The Spectator's Toby Young has criticised MP David Lammy for 'implying' that Oxford and Cambridge are guilty of racial bias

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Diane Abbott said 'racism is rife' within the British justice system

Diane Abbott claims 'racial bias is rife' in British justice system

Diane Abbott claims 'racial bias rife' in UK justice system after Lammy review

Shadow home secretary attacks justice system following Lammy report

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess'

Dr Zubaida Haque, a research associate at think tank Runnymede Trust, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report published by David Lammy

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The sign appeared in Stamford Hill and has been widely condemned

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

'There are issues beyond just the judges in the criminal justice system', says MP David Lammy

Racial inequality in the justice system goes far beyond judges, says MP David Lammy

Racial inequality in the justice system goes beyond judges, says MP David Lammy

A review into race and the criminal justice system ordered by David Cameron has suggested BME defendants are more likely to be jailed for some crimes than white defendants