Name: Lucy Allan
Born: 2 October 1964
Lucy Allan was born in Cheltenham, England. She is the daughter of a farmer and a teacher and grew up near Totnes, Devon. Allan attended and graduated from Durham University and Kingston Law School. She has a degree in anthropology as well as a master’s degree in employment law.
Prior to entering Parliament, she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and specialized in business turnaround at Price Waterhouse, a multinational auditing firm with headquarters in London. She furthered her expertise by qualifying as a Chartered Secretary. She had a career in Investment Management and, later on, became Head of Investment Trusts at Gartmore Investment and a Director at UBS Warburg.
Allan was elected to serve as a member of the Wandsworth London Borough Council in 2006. He represented the Southfields ward and served for six years from 2006-2012.
She founded Family First Group, a lobby group that campaigns for improvements to the UK child protection system and support for families affected by it.
Lucy held various charitable and institutional positions, including the trustee of a domestic violence charity, non-executive director of an NHS Trust Board, a school governor at several schools — including Holmer Lake Primary, and trustee of the Pupil Referral Unit.
Allan supported the UK withdrawal from the European Union in the June 2016 referendum.
Last Election Results:
Lucy Allan won 25,546 votes out of a possible 42,790. This represents a 59.7% majority in her constituency. There was a voter turnout of 62.1%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Nationality and Borders Bill: Second Reading
Voted Aye to the Health and Care Bill : Second Reading
Voted Nae to Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill: Reasoned Amendment to Second Reading
Voted Nae to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Amendment 1
Voted Nae to the Environment Bill Report Stage: New Clause 25
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