Alec Shelbrooke

Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell

@AlecShelbrooke https://facebook.com/alec.shelbrooke

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Alec Shelbrooke’s voting in Parliament

Alec Shelbrooke is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Alec Shelbrooke sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alec Shelbrooke voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Alec Shelbrooke voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Alec Shelbrooke voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Alec Shelbrooke’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Alec Shelbrooke’s full vote analysis page for more.

Alec Shelbrooke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Public Health 1 Dec 2020

    I hate this. I hate the whole situation, as do many people in the country. We are all trying to stay positive, but it is hard. I wake up every morning feeling angry, thinking why do we have to do this? But after 10 minutes, I think, “What else can we do?” because fundamentally the disease is the same today as it was at the beginning of the year. I have seen my parents for three hours...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions 30 Nov 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to answer Question 99590 tabled by the hon. Member for Elmet and Rothwell on 6 October 2020.
  • North of England: Infrastructure Spending — [James Gray in the Chair] 25 Nov 2020

    If my right hon. Friend will indulge me for one second, we have had a good debate and many colleagues have participated. I just want to put on the record that some of our colleagues have been unable to contribute. For example, my hon. Friend the hon. Member for Pudsey (Stuart Andrew), who was unable to take part due to his commitments, is equally involved in infrastructure in the north, and...

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Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Alec Shelbrooke campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Electricity Generation
  • Medical Records
  • Iran
  • Schools: Coronavirus

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Dec 2013 to 14 May 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
17 February 2020, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 26 February 2020)
21 September 2020, received £250. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 21 September 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: JC Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire ST14 5JP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to my campaign fund

Donor status: company, registration 561597

(Registered 05 November 2019)
Name of donor: Nazir Ahmed
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 December 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Big Change Ltd
Address of donor: 3150 Century Way, Thorpe Park, LS15 8ZB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 8 January 2020

Date accepted: 8 January 2020

Donor status: company, registration 08189817

(Registered 09 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 8 January 2018, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 26 January 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Shelbrooke, as a part time senior secretary. (Updated 4 June 2015)

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