Mr Henry Brewis

Former MP for Galloway

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.

Show more detail
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 — Energy: Coal Mining (Safety and Health) 22 Jul 1974

    Will the hon. Gentleman confirm the statement by his former colleague, Mr. George Thomson, that the British coal industry has received £23 million in the past three months to modernise equipment and improve safety? If that is the case, will the hon. Gentleman bring it to the notice of the National Union of Mineworkers?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — European Economic Community: Scotland 26 Jun 1974

    Is it not the case that one British judge at the Court of Justice, Lord Mackenzie Stuart, is a Scotsman, of the two Commissioners one is a Scotsman—Mr. George Thomson—that the British delegation to the European Parliament has about double the number of Scotsmen on it that it should have, and that if the Labour Party sent a delegation Scotland would be even more fully represented?
  • European Economic Community (Business) 26 Jun 1974

    Will the Law of the Sea Conference be discussed at the next Foreign Ministers meeting? Is it the case that British reservations have prevented a common position being debated by the EEC? What are these reservations? Are not the British Government treating the conference in a cavalier fashion?

More of Mr Henry Brewis’s recent appearances


Former MP for Galloway

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1959 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 20 September 1974 — General election

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.