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David Lammy is Labour MP for Tottenham
When the state outsources its responsibility to provide safe housing, those who do not have the means to live elsewhere are burned alive.
“Our children are now more likely to slide down the scale than to climb up.”
As Hannah Arendt warned, fascism relies on “more respectable forms”.
If Windrush has taught us anything, it’s that there is a deep-rooted, systemic problem with our immigration system.
The Tottenham MP’s contribution to the Brexit debate.
“Our country’s story of renewal through Europe is a story of immigration.”
Nine of the ten most popular apprenticeships face cuts.
I am genuinely fearful about the impact that the Government’s forced sale of social housing will have on the most vulnerable. Across the capital, local authority waiting lists are already over-subscribed and families with young children are living in the most desperate and dire circumstances.
Unless Europe’s leaders summon the political will to act on behalf of the voiceless and vulnerable this untold suffering will only get worse, and I fear that Greece, perpetually teetering on the brink of oblivion, may well collapse as well.
Labour seems almost ashamed of its attempts to open up politics in London