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Labour MP for Tottenham. Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice. Recently wrote a new book, Tribes. Spurs fan #COYS.

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Joined Twitter 12/10/08


That time of year when my daughter picks up conkers on our way to school. She wants to put it on the nature table i… https://t.co/hG2H0xBPmE.@nytimes reveals Donald Trump paid $750 in income tax the year he won the presidency. In 10 of the previous 15 yea… https://t.co/WHf4yTecvUMy very best wishes to those marking #YomKippur in the Haredi community in Stamford hill, as well as to all Jewish… https://t.co/6yrn2DOsnoHistory is littered with autocrats instructing museum curators on what to exhibit, but @OliverDowden knows that. Th… https://t.co/vDGoXrbENs
9/28
2020
VAR is ruining the game big time. #TOTNEW https://t.co/Bi9WmxXZ69I love Finsbury Park. ❤️ (and my dog silver) https://t.co/kgajDaYmepOn Friday, we lost a truly dedicated and popular police officer, Sgt Matt Ratana. Today, on… https://t.co/sTsI6KsgVF
Retweeted by David Lammy @HackneyAbbott Happy Birthday Diane. Hoping you’ve got lots of rum cake and a Guinness punch or two to celebrate. Dxxx🎂 🍺We are heading into an unemployment crisis worse than the 1980s. Rishi Sunak's scheme is not good enough. #Marr https://t.co/KxgL9il1wWStudents have been done over by the government. #Marr https://t.co/nPg2c3mqAWLabour's David Lammy says students have been: - "done over" on their A-levels - "done over" on freshers' week - &… https://t.co/Ism5YQyqhJ
Retweeted by David LammyIf the government doesn’t have a test, track and trace system in place to get students back with their families by… https://t.co/ji4s29QJVx45% of Tottenham’s working age population are either unemployed or furloughed - the worst rate in the country. Sun… https://t.co/JFu99KktvO
9/27
2020
Fantastic joyous performance from ⁦@Chineke4Change⁩ on @BGT tonight. Pitch perfect, vibrant and innovative. Rooting… https://t.co/ImQn4sunvBThis study really needs people from BAME communities with mild COVID symptoms to participate. Please help...it coul… https://t.co/EgwrXcKL42Testing in London is down 43 per cent since the middle of last month. The government’s app doesn’t link to tests ca… https://t.co/j3AkLZKS5NThis barrister found herself being racially discriminated against after being repeatedly mistaken for a defendant i… https://t.co/FOiGoLeJwD
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9/26
2020
Appalling news that a police officer has been shot dead in Croydon. It is tragic when an officer loses their life… https://t.co/9IftSOpVnsThis is good! But we must target the organised criminals in suits shipping cocaine from Colombia through Spain & Am… https://t.co/hOLkeNjtFe @TarinnCallender @theBBTAs Congratulations. Well deserved. 👏🏿
9/25
2020
It is disgraceful that in 2020 black barristers are repeatedly mistaken for defendants. Black people should not hav… https://t.co/LzeLidVsWTThe government has no defence for its decision to abandon the rule of law. This response from @SuellaBraverman is p… https://t.co/kOPySBG7OUThere is nowhere for @BorisJohnson to hide. https://t.co/Sq4mXUqP7J
9/24
2020
Labour’s priority is to keep the British public safe. Boris Johnson’s incompetent government is failing all of us. https://t.co/MXwh5bvpmgThe British people have done everything asked of them. But I’m afraid the Government has not. https://t.co/CjvPQf87Qo
Retweeted by David LammyThe relative of a family who died in Grenfell Tower has said he is “disgusted” about how authorities “are still loo… https://t.co/cin8svsS0O
Retweeted by David LammyLabour will offer new leadership to make Britain the best place to grow up in and grow old in. https://t.co/rQCtoNrw89The eradication of structural racism will be at the heart of the next Labour government 👊🏿 https://t.co/P8t7UPVn1CKeir Starmer exposing the incoherence in Boris Johnson's position on test and trace at #PMQs and all he gets back i… https://t.co/0SFeFKNW1t
9/23
2020
Shadow justice minister @DavidLammy asks lord chancellor @RobertBuckland how he can turn up in the House with a str… https://t.co/lsK9KK5cuC
Retweeted by David LammyThe Lord Chancellor @RobertBuckland made an oath to respect the rule of law. But last week he voted for it to be… https://t.co/Rh4b8UrkpCBoris Johnson: "There is nothing more frustrating for the vast majority, the law-abiding majority that do comply th… https://t.co/VuZSRMAiKB
Retweeted by David LammyWe can't allow hard-right nationalists to take ownership of the Union Jack. @Keir_Starmer and @lisanandy are righ… https://t.co/kkOyynAhgEWhile Boris Johnson was writing flippant columns about bendy bananas, @Keir_Starmer was defending victims and prose… https://t.co/jyOgyR1GZp"Racial inequality is one of causes that brought me into politics" Sir Keir Starmer says "the eradication of struc… https://t.co/3nfeDho6uK
Retweeted by David LammyKeir Starmer's Labour Party offers the new leadership the country needs #labour2020 https://t.co/aiGDRzpOhE“I think this country has so much it can achieve, but it angers me that this Government is holding us back.”… https://t.co/lgvePVMWUgWatch @Keir_Starmer's speech at #Labour2020 live now. With new leadership, we can make this the best country to gr… https://t.co/HnDwmhkc7nMy vision for Britain is simple: I want this to be the best country to grow up in and the best country to grow old in.
Retweeted by David Lammy.@lisanandy on #R4Today is right to say "it progressive to say you love this country". After years of division, n… https://t.co/tDvRa9SqIcIt’s like ping pong. Every few days they change their mind. They seem determined to condemn consistency and certain… https://t.co/rhJ0nWQtLP
9/22
2020
UPDATE: Leader of the Labour Party @Keir_Starmer's keynote speech will now be at 9am tomorrow. Set a reminder – y… https://t.co/ttnvKK4h0O
Retweeted by David LammyThe Conservative Party’s abandonment of the rule of law trashes our international reputation and destroys the publi… https://t.co/EbsfMgaWsVBrilliant speech from @AnnelieseDodds at #LabourConnected. If you missed Labour's vision for supporting jobs, busin… https://t.co/g2CDXxxDQl
9/21
2020
Boris Johnson's law-breaking tactics are straight out of Donald Trump's playbook. Now we are forced to fight for t… https://t.co/QlM4AO2kuSApposite. Appropriate. Amen https://t.co/t6tFEK8TYfThis is turning into one hell of a game 👊🏿 #coys #thfc https://t.co/z8KjZWlYvKThe time for decisive leadership is now. The government has lost control of testing just when we need it most. https://t.co/uSDPEi48LETune into watch @AngelaRayner open #labour2020. The Labour Party is offering the constructive opposition and leade… https://t.co/LR6o3gKyBQLabour's 'new leadership' slogan means "recognising the scale of defeat in December… listening to those who used to… https://t.co/yBZ9ECGZCC
Retweeted by David LammyAppalling. Deranged. This is the opposite of the United States of America the world needs. https://t.co/vWwRjyWC2o
9/20
2020
Welcome home brother. It’s been way too long. Fantastic to have you back in N17. #THFC #COYS https://t.co/bHez5SxP27This is David Lammy's heartfelt tribute to former US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away fro… https://t.co/Jq2AUtyk6s
Retweeted by David LammyRuth Bader Ginsburg was the single most important female lawyer in the history of the American republic. A fierce a… https://t.co/ttq2jSt4B6Underpaid on £150,000 per year? More like out of touch. https://t.co/33d5QCYeSOViolent crime has hit its highest level in a decade. It is a scandal that the Tories’ flagship Violent Crime Task… https://t.co/UrhObB38Ds
9/19
2020
The British public is paying the price https://t.co/NRfLemfbjBKids at @BorisJohnson’s old school Eton all get a test, while pupils in four out of five other schools wait for one… https://t.co/5XVomZa676Heartbreaking. The government must take fast, decisive action so its mistakes are not repeated. https://t.co/xmQdhm1l1FShadow Attorney General @LordCFalconer writes for @LabourList to set out Labour's view of Brexit, the internal mark… https://t.co/FdN1STWif1
Retweeted by David LammyI am deeply concerned about the sharp rise in coronavirus cases and the difficulties people across the country are… https://t.co/2wLaRZAuy3
Retweeted by David LammyJust texted a @SpursOfficial director to check on #GarethBale status on behalf of my constituents. This was their r… https://t.co/GhlVYm6bgACross-Party @CommonsPAC shows the Tories run the Home Office without compassion or competence: policy based on “ane… https://t.co/YW5214TcCG
Retweeted by David LammyHow many of the trade deals @LiamFox promised did he successfully negotiate? Promotion by incompetence. https://t.co/zauOTJEvSqMuch of the Tory cabinet has admitted to using drugs including cocaine. @pritipatel will you be starting with the… https://t.co/yq6St30uK9To Jewish communities preparing in Tottenham, across the UK and the world, happy #RoshHashanah. Covid-19 has broug… https://t.co/zCySKDPiSi750,000 covid-19 test requests are not being answered every day. Dido Harding calls the autumn surge almost every… https://t.co/mQ9qKR8UOc
9/18
2020
@SaskiaAlice It was a very good cup of tea. Thank you very much.
9/17
2020
We can’t allow the Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland to become a casualty of Brexit. An… https://t.co/gSB3JPZ29H
Retweeted by David LammyWhat a trainwreck. This is a government that treats the law with contempt. Lord Chancellor @RobertBuckland there… https://t.co/YJTgTitDL5Universal Credit applications in Tottenham are up 120% since the start of the pandemic. With the furlough scheme ab… https://t.co/tFv1v9loyY.@AngelaRayner was on blistering form in a brilliant #PMQs performance. Boris Johnson looked completely out of his depth. @AmazingBrent I can feel the force of your personality in Westminster. All power to you. You are breaking down barr… https://t.co/veSSdoM08j @Jas_Athwal @IlfordRecorder @wesstreeting @redbridgelabour Finally sweet Justice is yours. It is quite wrong that y… https://t.co/xVUDhBEkA8“The Conservatives’ rhetoric on crime never lives up to the reality. Under this government we have the lowest charg… https://t.co/JONy84PxtF
Retweeted by David Lammy.@RobertBuckland you can’t ‘fudge’ breaking the law. You are treating the public with contempt. It is not one rule… https://t.co/Ny18tUrvS0There is no doubt that Ellie Gould’s killer got too short a sentence for the horrific crime he committed. I praise… https://t.co/IVcmZf8bjVYesss get in....#thfc #coys https://t.co/ciWrszKjvoIt is totally hypocritical for the govt to pretend to be tough on law and order in the same week its MPs voted to b… https://t.co/ZLrCzzQkbi
9/16
2020
Our work to support those eligible for the Windrush Compensation Scheme today received an endorsement from MP for T… https://t.co/Fzg7OlQK8w
Retweeted by David LammyChristmas could be about to come early.🤞🏿#THFC #COYS https://t.co/oiyJWx9R7NMandating Voter ID in order to vote comes straight out of the Republican playbook. The Government must abandon thes… https://t.co/BiNShySuzm
Retweeted by David LammyYou don't get to play tough on law and order the day after ordering your MPs to vote to break the law.… https://t.co/en10Qd9ps4Today at #TUC2020, I'll be making an open offer to the Prime Minister: work with us, the trade unions and businesse… https://t.co/86uAV3JNLb
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9/15
2020
Among those who voted in favour of breaking the law is @RobertBuckland, who made an oath to stand up for the rule o… https://t.co/qMq4AsDl7jThe Tories vote to break the law they signed the country up to less than a year ago. The clear message to the world… https://t.co/UUm5zBbdANBarnstorming speech by @Ed_Miliband completely exposing Boris Johnson as a chancer and a fraud 👊🏿 https://t.co/uemuEgLX6hBoris Johnson standing up in Parliament to say he wants to legislate to break international law he signed a year ag… https://t.co/llWz12Vo1mA headteacher at a local primary school got in touch today to say they had been kept on hold to Public Health Engla… https://t.co/SIeORkDsBkGood on @SajidJavid for showing courage. This is not a partisan issue. Any genuine 'conservative' would be opposed… https://t.co/RQIMoXDgCWThank you for staying true to Professional Code of Conduct we both signed up to. You should never have been put in… https://t.co/3Irw9padDzKnife crime has soared under the Tories, including in prisons. Prison should keep people away from crime, not drag… https://t.co/yBW8A5FB2KThe government says it’s in favour of law and order but breaks the law itself. Under Boris Johnson and his cowering… https://t.co/oytEfXKeBj
9/14
2020
I long for the days when the Attorney General understood the law and their responsibility to uphold it! https://t.co/qnr6r1Z15h"If I see the rule of law being broken in a way that I find unacceptable then of course I will go," @RobertBucklandhttps://t.co/3qiCw3taEVLabour’s priority is to keep the public safe from dangerous criminals. The Conservatives should hold their hands… https://t.co/cnbB2cQ6YmFatuous and slippery performance from @RobertBuckland on #Ridge. It is clear he is not prepared to fulfil his oath… https://t.co/7jTcHUF3CdStill no reply from @RobertBuckland on the government’s open commitment to break international law, even after the… https://t.co/lID0tcHNkJ
9/13
2020
David Lammy takes aim at communication coming from government on coronavirus regulations, calling the messaging 'sh… https://t.co/90gQSvHJWy
Retweeted by David LammyThis speaks volumes. Tory MPs have a new Whatsapp group entitled, “What the f*** is going on?”. https://t.co/4IyEk8cO1O
9/12
2020

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