Graham Allen campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
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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
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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
George Orwell said: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” I would like to try to tell some truths in the brief time I have. Every Prime Minister in my political lifetime has fostered the elitism that bit back in the referendum. Those leaders held that the European project was far too precious to share with our people. They failed to build a...
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether her Department has assessed the potential merits of prohibiting defendants, witnesses and others participating in court proceedings from obscuring their faces, except on medical grounds, or in circumstances where a trial anonymity order has been granted.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answers of 14 December 2016 to Question 56128 and of 23 December 2016 to Question 58051, whether she will issue guidance for schools and teachers on how the provisions in section 60 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 that allow the employment of all teachers in voluntary aided schools to be reserved teachers can be...
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Labour MP for Nottingham North
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Topics of interest
- 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)
- Chair, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (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)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Allen’s speeches
- Has received answers to 46 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 56.28% 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.
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- 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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