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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 »

Alec asks about new trains at Prime Minister’s Questions

At Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Alec spoke up for Elmet & Rothwell residents by asking the Prime Minister if she could get Network Rail and train operators to get on with delivering planned new trains and infrastructure on local lines asap. This Conservative Government is investing billion in the railways, including… Read more »

EU Withdrawal Agreement Published

Since the referendum in 2016 Alec has talked one-to-one with thousands of residents across Elmet & Rothwell, during his weekly street surgeries, supermarket surgeries, advice surgeries, and by phone and email. The majority view of residents has been that MPs should get behind the Prime Minister to get a trade deal and leave the EU…. Read more »

Alec takes part in shale gas debate

Alec recently met a representative from the local residents’ action group in Allerton Bywater and committed to regular meetings with the committee of the group in order for him to stay in close regular contact and follow up on agreed action points. Having already taken part in a previous debate on shale gas, Alec made… Read more »