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David Lammy: How I Found My Voice (online)

Samira Ahmed was joined by David Lammy MP in this exclusive live recording of our award-winning How I Found My Voice podcast

David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, is one of the UK’s most formidable political campaigners and a tireless voice on behalf of those he believes have been failed by the system – from the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire to people caught up in the Windrush scandal. He is the first black MP to hold the Justice post, either in government or opposition. He joined Samira Ahmed in this exclusive live recording of the award-winning How I Found My Voice podcast. Other guests in this podcast series include Margaret Atwood, Michael Palin, Richard Branson and Rose McGowan.



David Lammy

Labour MP for Tottenham and campaigner for social justice

Labour MP for Tottenham and one of Parliament’s most prominent campaigners for social justice. He led the campaign for the Windrush generation to be granted British citizenship, has fought for justice for the Grenfell Tower families, and has run a high-profile campaign calling on Oxbridge to improve access for students from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Samira Ahmed

Journalist, writer and broadcaster

One of the most recognised voices in British broadcasting. Her work spans news and the arts – from working as a reporter and presenter on Channel 4 News to presenting the Proms. She presents Front Row on BBC Radio 4 and Newswatch on BBC One.


Speakers are subject to change.