A selection of Lord Allan of Hallam’s votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011.
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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2010.
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
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My Lords, when I worked in business we had a maxim that we should always try to undercommit and overdeliver as a way of pleasing clients. It feels like the opposite is applying here, with the Government scrambling to show that they are not underdelivering on their overcommitment. Of course, 40 hospitals was a classic election promise, oversimplifying a much more complex need, with the...
My Lords, I am a poor substitute for the noble Baroness, Lady Parminter, in terms of the substance of the issues covered by these amendments, but I am pleased that we have been able to hear from the noble Baroness, Lady Bull, on that. I will make a short contribution on the technology and the challenges of classification, because there are some important issues here that the amendments bring...
I just want to react to the manifestos of mass shooters. While source material such the Bible is not in scope, I think the manifesto of a shooter is clear incitement to terrorism and any platform that is comfortable carrying that is problematic in my view, and I hope it would be in the noble Baroness’s view as well.
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
Currently held offices
- Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) (since 1 Jan 2023)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 31 Oct 2022)
- 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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