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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.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has plans to provide covid-19 vaccinations for British Nationals that are working overseas under defence infrastructure organisation contracts as part of the vaccination programme for armed forces personnel at UK sovereign bases.
I rise to offer my condolences to Her Majesty in this Humble Address on behalf of my constituents as much as of myself. Every single one of my constituents—even those who have not yet been born—will enter a world and live a life that His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has shaped. We know that he was reluctant to have the word “legacy” used around him and that he...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that residents living in Elmet and Rothwell constituency are able to access a NHS dentist.
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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
- Energy and Climate Change
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Medical Records
- Electricity Generation
- Schools: Coronavirus
- Prisons: Construction
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: 12 Apr 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
21 September 2020, received £250. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 21 September 2020)
4 December 2020, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 07 December 2020)
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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