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: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Nato 20 Jun 2018

    This has been a very wide-ranging and cross-party debate, with Members agreeing on many areas. In the brief time I have, I want to raise one issue that worries me immensely about the future of NATO and how it operates. We will need more time on the Floor of the House for this, which I will seek from the Leader of the House during business questions at some point. It is the issue of...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Nato 20 Jun 2018

    I will not give way. I believe we need at a future date to spend time in the House discussing the relationship between PESCO and NATO in order to advise the NATO Parliamentary Assembly how to take this forward.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Nato 20 Jun 2018

    Going back to the naval issue and equipping NATO, does my right hon. Friend agree that that is about not just increasing the level of spending to 2%, but where it is invested? The Royal Navy is going through a period of complete renewal and will have some of the most advanced ships and capabilities in the world. Will he be making representations, especially at the NATO summit, about the need...

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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
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
5 August 2017, received £200 for survey on 11 July 2017. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 07 August 2017)
4 December 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 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)
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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