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.
Jon Cruddas is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Jon Cruddas sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jon Cruddas’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jon Cruddas’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the financial effect of losing fee paying families on early years education providers during the covid-19 outbreak.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the cost for providers of delivering the Government's tax-free childcare scheme during the covid-19 outbreak.
I rise to speak about tomorrow’s publication from the think-tank Onward entitled “The Policies of Belonging”, which is part of its “Repairing our social fabric” programme. To avoid any confusion, I am well aware that Onward seeks to develop new ideas for the next generation of centre-right thinkers and leaders. Clearly, that does not include me—at least I hope it does not—and I...
Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Dagenham
Jon Cruddas campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.