The PM says opposition to Brexit in Parliament means the EU is less likely to compromise on a deal.
David LammyI am not a collaborator. None of my MP colleagues are. That term is best reserved for war time not peacetime. We are patriots determined to fight for the economic and cultural health of our country.
David LammyThings Boris Johnson will blame if we crash out of the EU with no-deal: The EU, Parliament, remoaners, bureaucrats, kippers. Things that will actually be to blame: Boris Johnson.
EU citizens living in the UK have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit.
David LammyDisgraceful that EU citizens will have to prove their right to access something to which they are fully entitled. The clearest sign that the UK government has not learned anything from the Hostile Environment is its willingness to suck more people in.
A lack of funding for holiday hunger schemes is leaving many deprived children short of food this summer, says Tom Wall
David Lammy11,000 children are at risk of summer holiday hunger. Kids should be playing and laughing with their friends, not going to bed hungry. After 9 years of austerity, the Tories must wake themselves up from this Dickensian nightmare.
John Bercow said on Tuesday that he would refuse to let Boris Johnson take Britain out of the EU by suspending Parliament.
David LammyThis is a cold reality check for Boris Johnson and his arrogant delusion that he can do whatever he pleases. I hope Mr. Johnson is listening: you will not trample on our parliamentary democracy.
Exclusive: Britain’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says mayor
David LammyI warmly welcome proposals for a London slavery museum. So often, whether it comes in the form of hate speech or government policy, racism is the product of ignorance. We all need to educate ourselves about this country’s colonial past.
No-deal Brexit is British PM’s ‘central scenario’, chief Brussels envoy reportedly says
David LammyWhen there are food and medicines shortages, huge queues at the border, a security crisis and economic collapse, Boris Johnson will attempt to blame Brussels and opposition MPs
Don't buy it. No Deal Brexit is the government's “central scenario”.
Brexit leader admits racist remarks about congresswomen made him feel uncomfortable but says they were shrewd
David Lammy.@Nigel_Farage thinks Donald Trump telling non-white US Congresswomen to "go back" to the "crime infested places from which they came" was "genius".
This is how far right rhetoric becomes accepted. Farage is a lapdog who will cheer on whatever Trump says.
Exclusive: Blair Gibbs, the prime minister's new policy adviser, is joining Downing Street from the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis.
David LammyWe can agree on something. But will you wipe the criminal records clean of hundreds of thousands of working class, and black and brown kids who smoked weed like you did but ended up with criminal records not a posh job in Downing Street?
My grandparents, like the relatives of many readers, fought Nazism. However, as with other infectious diseases, the battle must continue until the pathogen is eradicated.Just as viruses mutate and spr...
David LammySo many men women and children died fighting the virus of fascist extremism in the 1930’s and 40’s. Don’t be fooled by the normalising of this evil for broadcast ratings and political opportunism. Damn Steve Bannon. We need to beat them again. #r4today