Lord Allan of Hallam

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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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

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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)

Recent appearances

  • National Immunisation Programme - Question 23 May 2024

    My Lords, while the politicians may be distracted over the next few months, there is nothing to stop technical teams continuing to work on important tools such as easy online access to immunisation records for adults and children. Before he shuts his office up, can the noble Lord provide us with a written update on progress on online access to immunisation records? To him and his noble friend...
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Question 20 May 2024

    My Lords, the Getting It Right First Time review that the Minister mentioned recommended increased access to endoscopy services over six and seven days and with extended hours. These are especially important for people trying to manage a bowel condition and work. Is the Minister satisfied with progress since that report in 2021 in terms of the availability of these services at weekends and in...
  • Whooping Cough - Question 16 May 2024

    My Lords, Education Ministers have been very active recently telling parents to send their children to school with coughs and colds, yet the NHS tells us that the early signs of whooping cough are very similar to those of a cold, and we advise people with this condition to stay home and isolate. Does the Minister recognise the risk of confusion for parents in this messaging? Will he talk to...

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