Mr Tufton Beamish

Former MP for Lewes

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

  • European Parliament 8 Feb 1974

    The speech of the hon. Member for Nottingham, West (Mr. English) was extraordinarily petty, and bordered on the ridiculous. The most extraordinary thing he said was that our delegation to the European Parliament was not representative. For Heavens sake, why is that? Because the Labour Party is sulking on the sidelines. I should like to present one or two very simple facts in answer to the...
  • European Parliament 8 Feb 1974

    It is all very well for the hon. Member for West Ham, North to say "Oh.". Opposition Members want the common agricultural policy reformed and we are going there to use our influence to do that. We are also having a meeting to discuss the foreign policy of the Community, our relations with the United States, the possibility of guaranteeing peace in the Middle East and the conference which is...
  • European Parliament 8 Feb 1974

    I shall not give way. the last thing I want to say is simple, and it must be said. I want to put clearly on the record what is the financial situation of Members of this House and of Peers who go to the European Parliament and attend its committees. We are paid by the European Parliament allowances for our travelling expenses and for our daily maintenance. We are required by the Inland...

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