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 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

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

Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Shale Gas Exploration: Planning Permission 12 Sep 2018

    I will expand on comments made by the right hon. Member for Rother Valley (Sir Kevin Barron). My constituency is an area that can be fracked, and has a rich history of mining, especially in the village of Allerton Bywater. Because that history of mining is so long, there are many unmapped mine shafts and mine workings in the area, and a great many of my constituents are gravely concerned...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Blue Badge Scheme 11 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Government's announcement of 29 June 2018, People with hidden disabilities to benefit from Blue Badges, whether people who were assessed before the publication of the new guidelines will be required to undertake a new assessment for eligibility.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders 11 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to raise awareness of paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disease (PANDAS); and if his will make it his policy for officials in his Department to attend the the first PANDAS UK conference at Imperial College London on 22 September 2018.

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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
  • Prisons: Construction
  • Medical Records
  • Gardens: Property Development
  • Iran

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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
4 December 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 2017)
25 July 2018, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 06 August 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality for the Grand Prix at Silverstone, with a total value of £558

Date received: 8 July 2018

Date accepted: 8 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 24 July 2018)
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)
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China – Taiwan
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation for my wife and myself, total value £3,240

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Dates of visit: 30 March – 4 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend meetings with the Taiwanese government.

(Registered 18 April 2018)
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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