Member of Parliament Oral History Interviews

Bell Ribeiro-Addy

Bell Ribeiro-Addy was born in Streatham and is of Ghanaian descent.  She was Chief of Staff to Labour backbencher, Diane Abbott MP and elected to Labour MP for Streatham in 2019.  She is a staunch advocate of reparations and is currently chair of the All Party...

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David Lammy

The Rt Hon David Lammy MP was born in the UK to parents of Guyanese heritage. He studied law at SOAS and became the first Black Briton to attend Harvard Law School, where he graduated with a Master of Laws degree in 1997.  In 2000 he was elected to the London...

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Dawn Butler

Dawn Butler’s parents came to the UK from Jamaica in the 1950.  She is Labour MP for Brent Central and has been a MP continuously since 7 May 2015.  She recently launched the Windrush 100 Network in the House of Commons (December 2023).[coming soon].Transcript...

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