About Lucy Allan - Telford's Conservative MP

Biography

Lucy Allan was re-elected the Member of Parliament for Telford in 2017. 

Lucy is the first Conservative Member of Parliament for Telford and the first female MP in Shropshire since 1929.

In Parliament

Lucy Allan has championed Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital, local jobs and growth, Telford’s connectivity, New Town infrastructure and protecting Telford’s unique rural/urban environment. Lucy has also focused on social mobility, the care system, narrowing health inequalities, child sexual exploitation, young people’s mental health and male suicide.

She is a member of the Education Select Committee and a member of the Women and Equalities Committee in the previous parliament.  Lucy is the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for New Towns and the Vice Chair of the APPG for British Sikhs and for Social Mobility.

Lucy has used the platform of Parliament to specifically raise constituents’ cases, such as the death of Dalian Atkinson and the Georgia Williams case and take up Telford’s key concerns such as the Princess Royal Hospital with Government ministers.

Background

Born in Worcestershire, Lucy went to Durham University and Kingston Law School. She trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and had a 17 year career in finance. Lucy was a local Councillor in London from 2006 to 2012 where she was involved in a range of community and voluntary work, including a women’s refuge charity, Wandsworth Women’s Aid, Fostering and Adoption Panels, and a Pupil Referral Unit. Lucy has been a non executive director of NHS Trust and has served on Employment Tribunals.

Lucy moved to Dawley Bank Telford in 2013. She took up local causes and was a school governor at Holmer Lake Primary.  AsTelford’s Member of  Parliament she has visited nearly every school in the Telford constituency and has a particular interest in opportunities for local young people. She has been married for 26 years and has a 17 year old son. 

You can see all Lucy contributions in Parliament here 

You can read her maiden speech in Parliament here, or see it here

All her work in Parliament on Telford's Princess Royal Hospital is here