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COVID-19 Advice and Assistance

Alec urges all constituents to book their COVID-19 vaccination or access the NHS Test & Trace system if you have symptoms. Vaccine The UK medical regulatory agency has approved a number of vaccines for COVID-19. The Government has organised the largest nationwide vaccination programme in history, with all adults now eligible to book a vaccine…. Read more »

Garforth Station – step free access ready for planning permission.

Network Rail is preparing the final stages of delivering step-free access at Garforth Railway Station, it has been announced. Alec had been campaigning for new step-free access at Garforth for over a decade before finally securing funds direct from the Department for Transport. Alec will continue to work closely, cross-party, with Garforth’s Independent Councillors to… Read more »

Alec launches fresh bid for a Railway Station in Methley

Alec has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport (DfT) for the reinstatement of a railway station at Methley. Following a meeting with the Secretary of State in February 2020, Alec launched a village-wide transport survey in Methley to gauge public opinion for his idea to apply to one of two new funds established… Read more »

Alec pays tribute to Wetherby Councillor, Gerald Wilkinson

Statement by Rt Hon. Alec Shelbrooke MP following the death of Councillor Gerald Wilkinson on Friday 4th October: “I’m deeply saddened at the passing of my colleague and friend, Cllr Gerald Wilkinson. Gerald was dedicated to life in the Wetherby area, he served the town and its villages as a Leeds City Councillor, a Town… Read more »