Sir Edmund Bartley-Denniss

Former MP for Oldham

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


    Everyone must regret that the Act of 1915 is not to come into force immediately. When it was passed, I went to the Local Government Board, being much interested in the subject, to try to get them to put it into force immediately. Their plea was that the veterinary surgeons were absent in the War and the Clauses for the inspection of dairy cows could not be put into force while they were away....
  • Estimates Committee (Reports). 1 Aug 1922

    The adviser is a Labour man.
  • Orders of the Day — GAMING BILL [Lords]. 23 Jul 1922

    I very much regret to have to take up even a few minutes of the time of the House, and divert the thoughts of Members from the calamity which oppresses us all. I cannot, however, allow this Bill to pass the Third Reading without making some kind of protest against the way in which it has been brought in, and the little consideration which has been given to it, either in the other place or in...

More of Sir Edmund Bartley-Denniss’s recent appearances

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