Alec Shelbrooke

MP, Elmet and Rothwell

Elmet and Rothwell Conservative

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How Alec Shelbrooke voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Alec Shelbrooke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Drugs (Ultra-rare Diseases) 20 Jan 2015

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way. I will be meeting my constituent Angela Paton on Friday afternoon. She was part of the trial, which helped her immensely, but she is worried that the drug may now be withdrawn. Would my hon. Friend like me to report to him after that meeting on Friday?
  • Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]: Energy Prices 14 Jan 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Wansbeck (Ian Lavery). I agree with him that there has been, and is, an issue about the cost of energy for people’s homes, but I disagree with him about what we do about that. We need to ensure that we can get the best prices passed down to the consumer, not only in the short term but the long term. The Government have brought in measures...
  • Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]: Energy Prices 14 Jan 2015

    As my right hon. Friend will know, Labour Members would make very poor oil traders. If they were in the business, the consequence would be losses that would eventually be passed on to the consumer in higher prices. The hon. Member for Wansbeck is right: this debate is not flippant, but one about the costs of the energy that people need to live. The Government should do all they can to try to...

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Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Gardens: Property Development
  • Iran
  • Prisons: Construction
  • Medical Records

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Dec 2013 to 14 May 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Windsor, SL4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,600
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 7 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Windsor, SL4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 24 February 2014)

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