Seán Rogers

Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Down

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: Executive Committee Business: Fisheries Bill: Final Stage 15 Mar 2016

    I welcome the opportunity to speak at Final Stage. Coming from South Down, which has ports such as Kilkeel, Ardglass and the neighbouring port of Portavogie, I think that we should not underestimate the importance of the fishing industry, not alone for those areas but for the wider agrifood industry and our economy in general. From the outset, the Bill has sought to modernise enforcement...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Rural Needs Bill: Final Stage 8 Mar 2016

    I thank the Member for giving way. Does he agree that the success of this Bill is dependent not only on local government but on all Departments robustly applying rural proofing to all aspects of their work?
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: International Women's Day 2016 8 Mar 2016

    I am delighted to acknowledge International Women's Day and speak on the motion. When we look over history — the Member opposite talked about the suffragettes — if it were not for people like Emmeline Pankhurst and the movement to give women the vote, how many of us would be here today? We think of women like Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp, the soldiers' friend and so on,...

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Profile

Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Down

Entered the Assembly on 2 April 2012 — appointed

Left the Assembly on 24 March 2016 — Election

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