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Alec comments on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

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 »

Alec pays tribute to former Council Leader, Peter Sparling MBE.

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 »

Alec’s New Year Survey

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 makes additional comments on HS2 consultation

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 »