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Alec Shelbrooke

Former Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell

@AlecShelbrooke https://facebook.com/alec.shelbrooke

Third Party Campaigning in Elections

There have been votes in Parliament on the regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections.

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Alec Shelbrooke generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections:

  • On 26 Jan 2016: Alec Shelbrooke was absent for a vote on Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill — New Clause 3 — Political Campaigning by Charities Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Alec Shelbrooke voted to include staff costs under the controls on spending by campaigners who are not candidates, or who are not putting up candidates, in general elections. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Alec Shelbrooke voted against limiting what counts as controlled expenditure by third parties in general elections to only expenditure on election materials and unsolicited phone calls. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Alec Shelbrooke voted for more restrictions on the activities of campaigners who are not candidates or are not putting up candidates during elections. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Alec Shelbrooke voted to reduce the amount campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, are permitted to spend on elections, and to reduce the spending threshold at which such campaigners are required to register. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Alec Shelbrooke voted to introduce a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Meaning of "controlled expenditure" Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Schedule 3 — Types of Third Party Spending Restricted Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 28 — Constituency Limit on Third Party Spending Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke voted to introduce a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Alec Shelbrooke voted to introduce a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote

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