For over five years Alec has been working closely with the Swillington, Oulton & Woodlesford HS2 Action Group (SOWHAT) in order to put forward alternative routes, make the case for better compensation and to raise key issues that are wrong with the project. The team has had some successes but also some disappointing outcomes –… Read more »
During an Urgent Question in the House of Commons and following international debate on the future of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INT), Alec – who is a UK Representative to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly – reiterated why it’s important for the UK to keep close relationships with our allies, particularly through NATO, following Russia’s… Read more »
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 »
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.