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David Lammy MP

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David Lammy has been the Labour Member of Parliament for his home constituency of Tottenham since 2000, and in the 2017 General Election was re-elected for the sixth time with 82% of the vote. David was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994, practised as a barrister in England and the United States and became the first black Briton to study a Masters in Law at Harvard Law School, graduating in 1997. David served for 8 years (2002-10) as a Minister in the last Labour government. David is one of Parliament's most prominent and successful campaigners for social justice.

“I attribute the opportunity to attend a state boarding school from the age 11 as the single biggest reason I avoided a life of crime, gangs, prison, and mental health challenges, which were all too real as outcomes for young men of my background growing up in Tottenham in the 1980’s.”

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