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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 for a wholly elected House of Lords; most current Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016. Conservative, 14 votes, between 2003–2016
Alec Shelbrooke voted against investigations into the Iraq war; most current Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016. Conservative, 20 votes, between 2003–2016
Alec Shelbrooke voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords; most current Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016. Conservative, 13 votes, between 1999–2016
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.
The hon. Gentleman seems to have a slight contradiction in his opinion. He said that there was minimal voter fraud and that we should take no notice of it. He has picked on one Conservative politician out of hundreds and used that as an argument.
I am merely making the point that to dismiss one argument because there are not lots of people coming forward with an allegation, to then pick on one person out of hundreds of Conservatives and say, “Therefore, this is why we should not do it,” seems slightly at odds with the balance of the argument.
The hon. Gentleman makes a very important point, which is why I am proud that this Government have closed the tax gap to the smallest in the G20—not least through the IR35 legislation that has just gone through, which is a very important piece of legislation. This Government have done more than any other to close that tax gap as much as they can. However, the hon. Gentleman has almost...
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Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Alec Shelbrooke campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Electricity Generation
- Minimum Wage: Work Experience
- Prisons: Construction
- Gardens: Property Development
Currently held offices
- Member, Elections Bill Committee (since 15 Sep 2021)
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: 4 Oct 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
4 December 2020, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 07 December 2020)
18 August 2021, received £275. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 13 September 2021)
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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