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Leading the fight against unpaid internships

On 13th July Alec welcomed the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Workplace Practices and asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a debate on the Review so the House could further debate a ban on exploitative unpaid internships: Alec asked: “In the previous Parliament, I introduced a private Member’s Bill to ban unpaid… Read more »

Raising Methley & Mickletown Flood Concerns

On 6th July Alec asked the Leader of the House of Commons to give time for a statement on flood alleviation schemes in Leeds: “The village of Woodlesford was lucky in that it had one-in-200-year flood defences put in place before the Boxing day floods. However, the water still got within one inch of people’s… Read more »

Alec re-elected in Elmet & Rothwell

Alec increased his majority over the Labour Party at the recent General Election. Winning a third term as local MP for Elmet & Rothwell, Alec saw his share of the vote rise to 54%. Commenting on his re-election Alec said: “Representing my home constituency in Parliament remains a huge honour and I am grateful to… Read more »

A General Election in Elmet & Rothwell

It is a huge honour to represent my home constituency in Parliament, as I have done for the past 7 years. At the upcoming general election I’ll be asking fellow residents to put their trust in me once again and allow me to continue working with the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to deliver my six-point… Read more »