A selection of Graham Allen's votes
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Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 43 votes against, 9 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 4 votes against, 7 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2017
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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.
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.
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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Former Labour MP for Nottingham North
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Graham Allen campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Prime Minister
- Education and Skills
- Pre-legislative Scrutiny
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Allen’s speeches
- Has received answers to 40 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.
- 84 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 932 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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