Former Leader of Leeds City Council, Peter Sparling MBE, has died aged 85. Peter, who lived in Collingham, was a giant of Leeds politics in the late 1970s and remained active in Conservative politics as President of the Elmet & Rothwell Conservative Association. He dedicated his retirement to the arts and education in the region,… Read more »
Posts By: Alec Shelbrooke
Happy New Year! As we start 2019, Alec wants to know what local issues matter to you in 2019. Please take a moment to complete his New Year Survey here. If you’d like to complete a Brexit specific survey, you can do so here.
Alec Shelbrooke MP’s response to HS2 Ltd’s consultation on the Working Draft Environmental Statement (WDES) and the Working Draft Equality Impact Assessment Report (WDEQIA) relating to Phase 2b from Methley to Garforth, via Woodlesford and Swillington. Since the initial proposed route for Phase 2b was first published in 2013, I’ve been working closely with the… Read more »
At Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Alec spoke up for Elmet & Rothwell residents by asking the Prime Minister if she could get Network Rail and train operators to get on with delivering planned new trains and infrastructure on local lines asap. This Conservative Government is investing billion in the railways, including… Read more »