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.
Chris Bryant is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Chris Bryant sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Bryant’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Bryant’s full vote analysis page for more.
Acquired Brain Injury Bill: Second Reading – Chris Bryant.
I don’t know, but every time a Minister comes to talk about China to the House it feels as though they refuse to listen to what the House is saying. We are looking for a sense of urgency and determination, of backbone, of steel. Half the time it sounds as though the Minister is bored by what he is saying. We have courageous Members of Parliament from different political parties who are...
Will the Secretary of State give way?
Labour MP for Rhondda
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Chris Bryant campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.