Mr Richard Brooman-White

Former MP for Rutherglen

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.

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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

  • Orders of the Day — Housing Bill 28 Nov 1963

    It might be convenient if I intervene at this stage, without prejudice to what the Chair may decide in future. Any further points—certainly points concerning Great Britain as a whole—will be dealt with as far as possible in the time by my hon. Friend in replying later tonight. The hon. Member for Central Ayrshire (Mr. Manuel) ranged widely. He asked about the consolidation of legislation...
  • Orders of the Day — Housing Bill 28 Nov 1963

    I think that this will have to be covered by the nature of the consolidation Measure. However, we note the point made by the hon. Member. I think that it would be to the convenience of the local authorities and others concerned to have the widest measure of consolidation we can get. I do not want to argue with the hon. Member about building figures at this stage. Rather do I want to deal...
  • Orders of the Day — Housing Bill 28 Nov 1963

    That is the answer to the point made by the hon. Gentleman. If he looks at this again he will see that there is substance in it. The question of improvements is the point in Part II where there is a great divergence between the English and Scottish provisions. The most important divergence is in Clause 22 which differs in substance from the English Clause 20. The point is that in Scottish...

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Former MP for Rutherglen

Entered the House of Commons on 25 October 1951 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 25 January 1964 — Died

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