Tottenham MP David Lammy makes bid for mayor

Tottenham MP David Lammy to stand as mayor

Tottenham MP David Lammy to stand as mayor

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Tottenham MP David Lammy has announced he will put himself forward to be Labour's candidate for Mayor of London.

To run in the mayoral election the MP must still be selected by the Labour Party, and has not yet been named as their official candidate.

Mr Lammy's office has confirmed that he will stand to be Tottenham MP again in 2015, but will  resign from this role if successfully elected Mayor of London in May 2016.

 

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2:17pm Thu 4 Sep 14

Tamer37 says...

I would like to see David Beckham as mayor of London or a sport minster.
He will be seeing people and children to encourage them to play sports.
They will believe him a lot and take his advice for all kind of sports.
I would like to see David Beckham as mayor of London or a sport minster. He will be seeing people and children to encourage them to play sports. They will believe him a lot and take his advice for all kind of sports. Tamer37
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8:11am Sat 6 Sep 14

philipf says...

Lammy is a disgrace. He has done nothing for Tottenham. Now he wants to keep his overpaid job while standing for mayor and shoot off if he gets that job! His statement on housing says nothing about building more council houses which is the solution to the problem. He supported the Iraq war and Israel. Dreadful person.
Lammy is a disgrace. He has done nothing for Tottenham. Now he wants to keep his overpaid job while standing for mayor and shoot off if he gets that job! His statement on housing says nothing about building more council houses which is the solution to the problem. He supported the Iraq war and Israel. Dreadful person. philipf
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10:11am Sat 6 Sep 14

ZenithB says...

If a man of his background, and personal experience in the world as a black man, could still support the Iraq war and Israel, then one would associate this kind of behaviour more with a careerist than a politician with a cause, such as even in Tottenham people would expect him to be, let alone the whole of London. If people vote him in, simply because he is black - to be given a chance, the so-called perverse positive discrimination - then they only have to think of Obama, who's still done sod all for blacks, to the extent that Ferguson is in many respects an everyday reality for them in the US. There are apparently more websites deploring his policies than extolling them , although at first they regarded him as a demigod, the culmination of black struggle, even Jesse Jackson struggling to take it in with real tears ploughing furrows down his cheeks.
If a man of his background, and personal experience in the world as a black man, could still support the Iraq war and Israel, then one would associate this kind of behaviour more with a careerist than a politician with a cause, such as even in Tottenham people would expect him to be, let alone the whole of London. If people vote him in, simply because he is black - to be given a chance, the so-called perverse positive discrimination - then they only have to think of Obama, who's still done sod all for blacks, to the extent that Ferguson is in many respects an everyday reality for them in the US. There are apparently more websites deploring his policies than extolling them , although at first they regarded him as a demigod, the culmination of black struggle, even Jesse Jackson struggling to take it in with real tears ploughing furrows down his cheeks. ZenithB
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