Nick Brown

Opposition Chief Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East

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.

21 Oct 2020

  • On 21 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted to directly fund free school meals over the school holidays until Easter 2021. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Additional Covid-19 Restrictions: Fair Economic Support Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Deferred Divisions — Community Infrastructure Levy Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Deferred Divisions — Exiting the European Union (Immigration) Show vote

19 Oct 2020

  • On 19 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — After Clause 4 - Time limit on immigration detention for EEA and Swiss nationals Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — After Clause 4 - EU Settlement Scheme: physical documented proof Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — After Clause 4 - Leave to Enter: Family Unity and Claims for Asylum Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — After Clause 4 - Children in Care and Children Entitled to Care Leaving Support: Entitlement to Remain Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — After Clause 1 - Impact of section 1 on the social care sector Show vote

15 Oct 2020

  • On 15 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — New clause 4 Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 - Authorisation of criminal conduct Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 - Authorisation of criminal conduct Show vote

14 Oct 2020

  • On 14 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Local Contact Tracing Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Covid-19 Economic Support Package Show vote

13 Oct 2020

  • On 13 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Fisheries Bill [Lords] — Schedule 3 - Sea fishing licences: further provision Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted yes on Fisheries Bill [Lords] — Clause 1 - Fisheries Objectives Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Business of the House (Today) Show vote

12 Oct 2020

  • On 12 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Agriculture Bill — After Clause 42 - Contribution of agriculture and associated land use to climate change targets Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Agriculture Bill — After Clause 42 - Requirement for agricultural and food imports to meet domestic standards Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2020: Nick Brown voted no on Agriculture Bill — After Clause 34 - Application of pesticides: limitations on use to protect human health Show vote

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