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Alec speaks against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Alec attended the #EnoughIsEnough rally organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council in Parliament Square on Monday 26th March. Alongside Cllr Ryan Stephenson (Harewood Ward), Alec attended the rally in order to show solidarity with colleagues and constituents within the Jewish community amid growing anti-Semitism in politics and… Read more »

Alec discovers Leeds Council’s £31.5 million unspent school funds

Alec has discovered financial information showing that the Labour-run Leeds City Council is sat on a cumulative surplus of school funds worth £31.5 million. In a Written Question to the Minister of State, Alec submitted: “To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the amount held in reserves by… Read more »

Alec’s comments on Brexit talks

Alec Shelbrooke MP comments on updates from Brexit negotiations in his recent Wetherby News article: Whilst discussing Brexit negotiations recently, a colleague commented to me that a good deal is one that neither side considers to be a great one. There is a lot of sense to this statement. A negotiation is after all a… Read more »

Report on Leeds Council’s plan for schools in the Wetherby area

Alec objects to the Labour Council’s plan to close Boston Spa High School. Commenting on the future of secondary education in the Outer North East, Alec said: “I believe both Boston Spa High School and Wetherby High School have positive futures ahead. I support my constituents in their desire to have two schools in the… Read more »