David Lammy

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David Lammy on regrets, Rwanda flights and racism: ‘I’ve had so many death threats’
The working-class son of Guyanese immigrants could soon be the foreign secretary. He discusses antisemitism, Suella Braverman – and his experience of being stopped and searched at 12

Gaby Hinsliff

28, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Don’t be misled: leaving the single market and customs union was a Tory decision | Letter
Letter: The decision was made by the Conservative government, not by the people in the Brexit referendum, says Prof Paul Willner

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Terrified of leavers and remainers, Labour offers a Brexit sticking plaster – and that won’t do | Neal Lawson
David Lammy promises to reconnect the EU to ‘tarnished’ Britain, but when will we fix the democratic flaws that led to the vote, asks Neal Lawson of Compass

Neal Lawson

27, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Labour will reconnect ‘tarnished UK’ with European allies, says Lammy
Shadow foreign secretary to mark out diplomatic mission of a future Labour government in landmark speech

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Jan, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Tory MPs receive £15.2m from second jobs since 2019 election
Study shows income of Conservatives such as Theresa May and Boris Johnson dwarfs that of other parties

Jim Waterson

08, Jan, 2023 @5:26 PM

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Only 90 of 13,000 partners at England and Wales law firms are Black – report
Just 90 of more than 13,000 partners at major law firms in England and Wales are Black

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Keir Starmer promises to launch publicly-owned UK energy company as he hails ‘Labour moment’ – as it happened
Latest updates: the Labour party leader used his conference speech to spell out his plan for the UK. This blog is now closed

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow and Ben Quinn (earlier)

27, Sep, 2022 @6:41 PM

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Labour vows to give UK citizens abroad legal right to Foreign Office help
Pledge comes after repeated complaints by British prisoners abroad of Foreign Office indifference

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Sep, 2022 @9:00 PM

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UK accused of abandoning global south as it fails to boost spending on key fund
Liz Truss’s administration becomes only major world power not to raise its spending at UN pledging event

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2022 @10:34 AM

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David Lammy apologises for getting facts wrong about BA strike
Shadow foreign secretary says he wrongly thought staff wanted 10% pay rise, rather than reinstatement of Covid pay cut

Heather Stewart

29, Jun, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Government wins vote on second reading of Northern Ireland protocol bill – as it happened
Former PM condemns draft legislation; former Tory chief whip says bill ‘trashes our reputation’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @10:47 PM

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Union accuses Labour of ‘direct attack’ on airline staff by not backing their pay demand
Comments by shadow minister David Lammy aimed at showing party is fit for government provoke angry response from Unite boss

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

26, Jun, 2022 @8:14 PM

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