Alec Shelbrooke

MP, Elmet and Rothwell

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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 16 Nov 2017

    Last week, the Labour chair of the plans panel on Leeds City Council referred to those who are opposed to the destruction of the green belt in my constituency as “sharp-elbowed NIMBYs”. May we have a statement from the relevant Minister on the quasi-judicial responsibilities of plans panel chairs and the course of action available to applicants, and my constituents in Elmet and...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Leukaemia: Drugs 3 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, for what reasons ibrutinib is not prescribed on the NHS as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
  • Business of the House 2 Nov 2017

    On Friday, a constituent came to see me to describe how his 20-year-old son has inherited an eye disease, retinitis pigmentosa, which will cause him to go blind and for which there is currently no cure. May we have debate on mental health support networks available for young adults who have been diagnosed with degenerative diseases, who require specialist support to overcome issues such as...

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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

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
25 January 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 January 2017)
5 August 2017, received £200 for survey on 11 July 2017. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 07 August 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Ian Robertson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for my re-election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
Name of donor: Dunelm Optical Co. Ltd
Address of donor: 9 Enterprise Way, Green Lane Industrial Estate, Spennymoor, County Durham DL16 6YP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my re-election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 01123043

(Registered 27 June 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Peter N Sparling MBE
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my re-election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
Name of donor: Park Lane Homes Ltd
Address of donor: Malcolm Jones & Co, West Hill House, Allerton Hill, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3QB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for my re-election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 02538085

(Registered 27 June 2017)
Name of donor: Park Lane Properties (Leeds) Ltd
Address of donor: 25-27 Otley Road, Leeds LS6 3AA

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

Donor status: company, registration 03107217

(Registered 03 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces (with sponsorship from Clarion and CAE)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my wife and myself, economy class one-way flight to Italy £133.40; accommodation £231.52; coach travel in Italy £108.46; food and drink £152.94; sub-total: £626.32. My wife and I each made a personal contribution of £100 towards these costs; total value of benefit to us £426.32.

Destination of visit: Italy

Dates of visit: 24–26 July 2017

Purpose of visit: To visit the sites of World War II battles and Commonwealth and Polish cemeteries as part of the Monte Cassino Battlefield Tour.

(Registered 13 September 2017)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my wife and myself, air fares and accommodation with a total value of £1,126

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-10 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar APPG visit to attend National Day celebrations.

(Registered 14 September 2017)
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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