Lucy Allan is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Telford. She was first elected to Parliament in May 2015, and re-elected in June 2017. She is the first woman to represent the Telford constituency and is a relative of the militant socialist suffragette, Janie Allan.
In Parliament, Lucy Allan is a member of the Education Select Committee and is a former member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee. As an MP representing a New Town, Lucy Allan is Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for New Towns, which is an effective cross-party group set up to lobby the Government on issues relevant to New Towns across the country. She campaigns on Child Sexual Exploitation, the Care System and Children in Care.
Lucy was educated at Durham University and Kingston Law School. She has a BA Hons degree in Anthropology and a Master's Degree with Distinction in Employment Law.
Before entering Parliament, Lucy qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, specialising in Insolvency and Business Turnaround. She then moved into a career in Investment Management. She served as a Councillor in the London Borough of Wandsworth from 2006-2012. She moved to Telford in March 2013.
Lucy was formerly a Trustee of domestic violence charity, a Non Executive Director of an NHS Trust Board, a School Governor at a number of schools and a Trustee of a Pupil Referral Unit.