Mr Louis Tolley

Former MP for Kidderminster

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As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences in their voting record.

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Registration: Service Voters 15 Dec 1949

    Will my right hon. Friend press his right hon. Friend to take all possible steps to see that the tragedy which occurred in 1945—[Interruption]—does not repeat itself—a tragedy whereby thousands and thousands of men and women were prevented from receiving their voting papers and, therefore, prevented from voting?
  • Orders of the Day — JUSTICES OF THE PEACE BILL [Lords]: Clause 10. — (Area of Commission.) 6 Dec 1949

    I want to add to the appeal from both sides of the Committee for my right hon. Friend to consider very carefully what he is doing in this Clause. Much has been said about the transference of powers from local to county authorities, but in this respect I think we are touching on something of a vital character. In my town we have a population of 36,000, and we have had our magisterial bench...
  • Orders of the Day — Electoral Registers Bill 29 Nov 1949

    In rejecting the new Clause, the Under-Secretary said that it would defeat the object of the Bill, namely, simplification. Surely, that is not the object of the Bill. The object—unfortunately, because of the economic position of the country—is to save money. It was originally proposed that we should make a new register every six months to remove an anomaly that has always existed in our...

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Former MP for Kidderminster

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 February 1950 — General election

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