A selection of Lord Allan of Hallam's votes
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Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1999–2003
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
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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...
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...
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...
More of Lord Allan of Hallam’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
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 the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Sheffield, Hallam
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Information Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson for the Cabinet Office, Cabinet Office (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (17 Nov 2003 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (7 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Employment Sub-committee (14 Nov 2000 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (13 Nov 2000 to 11 May 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Education and Employment) (1 Jan 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (29 Apr 1998 to 11 Jul 2005)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Nov 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 8 Jun 1998)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Office) (1 May 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 May 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Allan of Hallam’s speeches
- 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 44.67% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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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?)
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