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Lord Allan of Hallam
Liberal Democrat Peer
- Also represented Sheffield, Hallam
- Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 2010
- Previously MP for Sheffield, Hallam until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Allan of Hallam voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Crime and Courts Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments (25 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I want to make some similar points to those just made by the noble Lord, Lord Inglewood, and in doing so I should like to declare an interest. I work for Facebook, which is a website operator. The points around definition have been made effectively in the scope of the amendments and in the comments of my noble friend Lord Lucas. They exemplify how hard it is to define anything in...”
- Defamation Bill: Report (Continued) (5 Feb 2013)
“The right way is to keep Clause 5 as it is currently drafted. The Government have done a good job in drafting the scope of this defence as an additional measure to those currently available under the e-commerce directive. It makes sense to have this additional defence. My concern is that Amendment 11 would be an additional burden and further restrict the defence only to websites that have the...”
- Defamation Bill: Report (Continued) (5 Feb 2013)
“My Lords, in speaking to Amendment 11, I declare an interest in that my day job is working for Facebook-a company that operates a website. I think that there are some challenges around this proposal. In Grand Committee, in response to amendments proposed by the noble Baroness and her colleagues, we discussed the variety of web services and websites that exist today, and that is where I think...”
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- Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 44.13% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£300||£16,269 (449th)||£15,389 (460th)||£15,213 (515th)||£12,139 (514th)|
|Office running costs||£1,135||£18,876 (260th)||£18,629 (376th)||£18,200 (joint 267th with 2 others)||£18,026 (joint 237th with 1 other)|
|Staffing costs||£9,103||£70,051 (379th)||£64,549 (456th)||£60,029 (524th)||£44,559 (380th)|
|Members' Travel||£199||£6,449 (482nd)||£5,901 (485th)||£5,993 (485th)||£4,879 (476th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£257 (338th)||£0||£277 (343rd)||£630 (209th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£1,258 (218th)||£877 (311th)||£2,907 (26th)||£1,376 (202nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£3,450 (joint 222nd with 1 other)||£2,811 (287th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£0||£1,984 (joint 97th with 4 others)||£1,984 (joint 91st with 4 others)||£1,984 (joint 90th with 4 others)||£1,984 (joint 88th with 4 others)|
|Total||£29,467||£118,594 (429th)||£110,140 (506th)||£104,603 (492nd)||£83,593 (440th)|