David Lammy MP

MP for Tottenham

I am proud to support the aims of More United and would be honoured to receive the support of their members. The values at the core of More United are the very same values that I have stood up for through my career in Parliament.

I was born and raised in Tottenham and it has been a great privilege to represent such an open, diverse and tolerant area in Parliament. I will continue to champion opportunity, tolerance and openness and stand firm against hatred and division.

David Lammy was backed by More United in the last election and since then he has supported More United's campaign on the impact of Brexit on the NHS by adding his name to cross-party calls for a debate. He also supported More United's call for a debate on the future of legal aid.

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David is a strong advocate for positive parenting and particularly the importance of fathers. He grew up on an estate in Tottenham and was awarded a choral scholarship to attend a state choral school, before going on to study law at Harvard.

A passionate advocate for equal rights and diversity, David was a crucial figure in the parliamentary push to include diversity in the current BBC charter. He recently published a study that exposed the racial bias within England's criminal justice system and has called on the Government to put measures in place to address this. 

In the wake of the Grenfell fire, David became a passionate spokesperson for all those affected by the tragedy. He has been tireless in calling on the Government and on local councils across the country to deal with the problems at the root of the tragedy.


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