Mr Arthur Griffith-Boscawen

Former MP for Taunton

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Tuberculosis.: Government Dairy Farm. 1 Apr 1919

    The Board's scheme does not at present include a demonstration farm for arable dairying in Northumberland. Only a limited number can be started, and they will be placed in the districts in which it is considered this method of milk production is most likely to be successful, and in which the operation of ploughing orders would restrict the amount of cow-keeping unless the farmers can be shown...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Seeds (Electrification). 19 Feb 1919

    The Board have arranged for experiments to test the claims put forward by those interested in commercial processes for the electrification of seeds. The experiments are being conducted at several centres, but as they have not yet been completed it is not possible to state what results will be obtained.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Seeds (Electrification). 19 Feb 1919

    I can not give the exact date, but I will let my hon. Friend know as soon as possible.

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