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Lucy Allan’s voting in Parliament

Lucy Allan is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Lucy Allan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

Lucy Allan has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Education: Topical Questions 18 Jan 2021

    I thank my right hon. Friend the Education Secretary for bringing forward the independent review of children’s social care. I am hugely grateful that this important manifesto commitment did not find itself on the back burner given all the other challenges we face. Will my right hon. Friend tell the House what he expects the review to achieve for those children in care or on the fringes of care?
  • Covid-19 Response: Defence Support 12 Jan 2021

    Telford is home to MOD Donnington, a state-of-the-art Army logistics site, so I know first hand that our armed forces excel at logistics. Will my right hon. Friend do all he can to ensure that this exceptional logistics expertise works with the NHS to scale up our vaccine network and deliver the vaccine programme 24/7 as soon as vaccines supply allows?
  • Covid-19 6 Jan 2021

    The vaccine is a massive achievement of which we are right to be proud, and the Prime Minister should be congratulated on all his efforts in that achievement. We must cut away all barriers to speeding up the roll-out: bin bureaucracy, incentivise 24/7 working by PHE, pay bonuses, use drive-throughs and pharmacies, and mobilise troops and volunteers. Will my right hon. Friend make this...

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Conservative MP for Telford

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Lucy Allan campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Offences against Children
  • Offences against Children: Telford
  • Ministry of Defence: Babcock International
  • Children: Day Care
  • GKN: Melrose

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (23 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
21 September 2020, received £250 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey on 11 September 2020. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 October 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 19 June 2020, Director of Telford Towns Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 03 July 2020)

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