Mr James Leslie

Former UUP MLA for North Antrim

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.

2nd to 9th June 2020

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.

10th June 2020 onwards

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.

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Events on 4 October 2002 8 Oct 2002

    I join with other Members —
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Events on 4 October 2002 8 Oct 2002

    I join with other Members who welcomed the debate. I point out that my party supported its inclusion in the Order Paper because these matters are of enormous importance and must be debated in the House. Anyone who has read the newspapers recently, watched the media coverage or listened to Mrs Nelis earlier can be in absolutely no doubt as to who is responsible for the predicament that we are...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Events on 4 October 2002 8 Oct 2002

    I note your caution, Mr Speaker. I point out that those were allegations, and I was referring to a cookie jar. It is unfortunate that recent events have obscured other violent events in the Province in the past few weeks — for example, the appalling beating of Mr Raymond Kelly on 6 September in south Armagh, which he seems to believe has something to do with members of the IRA, and the...

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Former UUP MLA for North Antrim

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 April 2003 — General election

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