David Lammy is the Labour Member of Parliament for Tottenham. After being elected for the seventh time in December 2019, he was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Justice. As part of this role, David built on his landmark review of the criminal justice system, which explored the treatment of and outcomes for Black and minority ethnic people in British courts and prisons. David previously served under the Blair and Brown Labour governments from 2002-2010 as Culture Minister and Higher Education Minister. He won both GQ’s and the Political Studies Association’s Politician of the Year in 2018.