Alec Shelbrooke

MP, Elmet and Rothwell

Elmet and Rothwell Conservative

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How Alec Shelbrooke voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Alec Shelbrooke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 10 Nov 2014

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  • Callum Wark (Sentencing of Foreign Drivers) 29 Oct 2014

    Members on both sides of the House will have experienced incredibly difficult cases in their constituency advice surgeries, but for me, few experiences have been as difficult as meeting my constituents Joanne and Robert Wark from Swillington in May this year. Joanne and Robert came to talk to me about their son Callum. They described 3 March 1994, the day Callum was born, as the proudest day...
  • Callum Wark (Sentencing of Foreign Drivers) 29 Oct 2014

    I am most grateful for the hon. Gentleman’s support, and I know that the Minister will have heard his comments as well. Joanne and Robert asked me to share these words with the House today: “Callum was our only child; he was our world and our lives are now meaningless with no future to look forward to. We will never know if Callum would have been blessed with a family of his own,...

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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: 10 Nov 2014.

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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