All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.
The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.
The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.
If an MP votes by proxy, it is effectively exactly the same as if they cast the vote in person and it shows up on their TheyWorkForYou voting record.
MPs are not required to designate a proxy, and may instead pair with an opposing MP to miss a vote. Parliament does not record when two MPs have come to a pairing arrangement, so on TheyWorkForYou, they will both appear to have been absent for the vote.
We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
What does the economic downturn mean for the finances of the GLA and functional bodies?
Thank you very much, Chair. Shall I move straight into asking questions, because I think the Mayor has given a preliminary answer in previous questions, both on transport and on the general budget issues?
If I can begin, Mr Mayor, let us go back to the budget guidance issue. Priorities of yesterday, are they the priorities of today? If we thought the challenges of COVID-19 are challenging, do we think that with the economic downturn against the European Union (EU) situation and trade wars going around the world, uncertainty is going to be the most challenging economic downturn we have faced,...
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