Alec Shelbrooke

MP, Elmet and Rothwell

Elmet and Rothwell Conservative

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

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Alec Shelbrooke

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 30 Mar 2017

    In March 2014, the only son of Joanne and Robert Wark, my 19-year-old constituent Callum Wark, was killed by an HGV driver who was three times over the legal drink-drive limit. On 29 October 2014, I held an Adjournment debate in the Chamber in which I asked the then Under-Secretary of State for Justice, my hon. Friend the Member for South West Bedfordshire (Andrew Selous), to conduct a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 30 Mar 2017

    The CH2M issue is a bigger problem for my constituents. It is welcome that instead of the proposed viaducts in my area there is now going to be a tunnel, but other changes and mitigation are still required. My constituents want to know whether the CH2M issue delays any potential changes or decisions that will affect their lives.

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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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Topics of interest

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

  • 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • Member, 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)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Alec Shelbrooke’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
4 February 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 May 2016)
25 January 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 January 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): For my wife and myself, air fares and accommodation with a total value of £1,620

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 8-11 September 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend Gibraltar National Day celebrations.

(Registered 30 September 2016)
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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