SOAS University of London

School of Law

Rt Hon. David Lammy, MP

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David Lammy
School of Law

Visiting Lecturer

Rt Hon. David Lammy, MP


David Lammy graduated from the SOAS School of Law in 1993 with an LLB (Hons) degree, and went on to be the first black Briton to attend Harvard Law School. He was first elected to Parliament in 2000, as the MP for Tottenham, the most ethnically diverse constituency in Europe. He held a number of Ministerial posts in the Labour government, including Minister for Culture and Minister for Higher Education.

David will be delivering the first  School of Law Annual Inception Lecture on October 5th 2011.