Graham Allen

MP, Nottingham North

Nottingham North Labour

Graham Allen’s voting in Parliament

Graham Allen is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Graham Allen sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Graham Allen almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Graham Allen generally voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Graham Allen generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Graham Allen’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Graham Allen’s full vote analysis page for more.

Graham Allen has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration 18 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her speech in Tallinn of 21 February 2017, what estimate she has made of the number of immigrants that will be needed in order to maintain the economic performance of the UK after leaving the EU.
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Charities 28 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Civil Society plans to amend section 10 of the Charities Act 2011 to define ecclesiastical corporations as charities.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Voting Behaviour 16 Mar 2017

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answers of 2 March 2017 to Questions 65453, 65456 and 65480, what criteria the Government uses to determine which factors to test for their effects on voter turn out.

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Labour MP for Nottingham North

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

Graham Allen campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Prime Minister
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Iraq
  • Pre-legislative Scrutiny
  • Correspondence
  • Focus Group Research
  • Work Placements

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (13 Dec 2000 to 11 May 2001)
  • Vice-Chamberlain (HM Household) (28 Jul 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Government Whip (8 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1996)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Shadow Minister (Constitutional Affairs) (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Minister (Social Security) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (8 Dec 1989 to 5 Dec 1991)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (27 Jan 1988 to 17 Apr 1991)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (20 Nov 1987 to 6 Dec 1991)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 15 Dec 1989)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Allen’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 53 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 53.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Allen’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 932 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

8. Miscellaneous
I am unremunerated Founding Chair of trustees of the Early Intervention Foundation, a registered Charity. (Registered 12 December 2012; updated 22 October 2014)
I am unremunerated Chair of the Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation, a registered charity. (Registered 22 October 2014; updated 13 May 2015)

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