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Statement on the Westminster Terrorist Attack

Statement on the Westminster Terrorist Attack The attack on Westminster and the Houses of Parliament yesterday acts as a reminder that the very values these terrorists wish to take from us – liberty, freedom, democracy and the rule of law – will not be diminished. Today residents in Elmet & Rothwell will go about their daily… Read more »

Alec raises questions over rises in police precept

Alec questioned the spending decisions of West Yorkshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner during a recent question to the Prime Minister. During the weekly question time event in the House of Commons, Alec asked if Prime Minister Theresa May agreed with him that it is “indefensible for the Labour police and crime commissioner in West Yorkshire to… Read more »

Response to HS2 Phase 2b Consultation

Since 2013 Alec has been supporting local residents in lobbying for re-routes and better compensation regarding the proposed HS2 project in Leeds. You can read his latest submission to HS2 Ltd’s consultation here.  

PM thanks Alec for his work on the NATO Assembly

Alec asked the following question at Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday 1st February 2017: Alec Shelbrooke, M.P Question: “I congratulate my right hon. Friend on securing 100% support for the NATO alliance from the new US Administration. Will she outline what she is doing to persuade other NATO allies of the importance of achieving… Read more »