Sir James Flannery

Former MP for Maldon

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 — Housing.: Local Authorities' Officials (Remuneration). 31 Jul 1922

    88. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the Circular D. 131 from his Department, dated 16th December, 1919, in which the Department states that extra remuneration for work performed by clerks to local authorities in connection with arrangements for the erection of houses under assisted housing schemes may be sanctioned; whether he is aware that after receipt...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Local Authorities' Officials (Remuneration). 31 Jul 1922

    Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the refusal to sanction this scheme is based on the supposition that there is only one parish in the Borough of Maldon; is he aware that there is more than one parish; and will he therefore reconsider his decision?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Poisons (Distinctive Colours). 31 Jul 1922

    87. asked the Minister of Health if his attention has been called to the suggestion of one of His Majesty's judges that poisons in the form of powder, such as arsenic and strychnine, should be manufactured and sold only with distinctive colouring, and that white strychnine or arsenic powders should be no longer permitted; and whether the Government will introduce legislation to give effect to...

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