Alex Sobel

MP, Leeds North West

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Leeds North West Labour/Co-operative

Alex Sobel’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 23 Oct 2017

    Does my hon. Friend agree that, in order to stimulate the electric car market and ensure that we can move to a fully electric market, we will need a minimum density of electric charge points in residential and commercial areas?
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Rivers 23 Oct 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that water companies set long-term wastewater plans to prevent sewage polluting rivers.
  • Universal Credit Roll-Out 18 Oct 2017

    Although it is obvious that the issues with universal credit could be addressed swiftly—for example, by reducing the waiting time for first payments; by providing emergency advances, but not as loans; and by equalising the in-work support disparity between the current system and universal credit—I fear that the problems with the policy run much deeper. In demanding that the...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Leeds North West

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Immigration
  • Reoffenders
  • G4S: Electronic Tagging
  • Community Rehabilitation Companies: Contracts
  • Offenders: Housing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst MPs. See all Alex Sobel’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alex Sobel’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
12 June 2017, received £1,265.13 as General Manager of SEYH Ltd, Ebor Court, Skinner St, Leeds LS1 4ND. Hours: 52.5 hrs. (Registered 30 June 2017)
16 June 2017, received £1,368.02 as a Councillor, Leeds City Council, Civic Hall, Calverley St, Leeds LS1 1UR, for the period 1-30 June 2017. Hours: 52.5 hrs. (Registered 30 June 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: GMB Trade Union
Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 30 June 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Leeds City Council. Since 1 July 2017, I draw no allowances. (Registered 03 July 2017)

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