Local News

Response to HS2 Phase 2b Consultation

Since 2013 Alec has been supporting local residents in lobbying for re-routes and better compensation regarding the proposed HS2 project in Leeds. You can read his latest submission to HS2 Ltd’s consultation here.  

PM thanks Alec for his work on the NATO Assembly

Alec asked the following question at Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday 1st February 2017: Alec Shelbrooke, M.P Question: “I congratulate my right hon. Friend on securing 100% support for the NATO alliance from the new US Administration. Will she outline what she is doing to persuade other NATO allies of the importance of achieving… Read more »

PM sets out 12 negotiating objectives for Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives for leaving the European Union, part of her Plan for Britain, which aims to get the right deal abroad while ensuring a better deal for working people in Elmet & Rothwell. The Government will seek a new and equal partnership – between an… Read more »

Alec set for US Presidential Inauguration

Alec is to attend the US Presidential Inauguration this week. As UK Representative to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, he has been invited to witness the swearing in ceremony of the 45th President of the United States of America ahead of a meeting of NATO’s Defence & Security Committee in Washington DC. The inauguration of US President-Elect… Read more »