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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • HS2 Update 17 Jul 2017

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  • HS2 Update 17 Jul 2017

    Bringing some brightness to this late hour. May I say to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State that the jobs bonanza that will come with moving the depot to Stourton is hugely welcome to Leeds, the Aire valley and my constituents? On the conversation that I had with the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, my hon. Friend the Member for Harrogate and Knaresborough (Andrew Jones), and on...
  • Adjournment (November and Christmas): Business of the House (Private Members’ Bills) 17 Jul 2017

    While the hon. Gentleman, is making accusations about my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Philip Davies), it may help to point out that my hon. Friend spoke for over an hour on my private Member’s Bill and made some very constructive points, even though he opposed it. He did not just oppose it for opposition’s sake.

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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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 25 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.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 189 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 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)
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: 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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