Major Hon. Sir Edward Cadogan

Former MP for Bolton

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 — Directed Mineworkers (Gratuity) 22 Feb 1945

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will take into consideration a gratuity being given to the boys directed to work in mines, in view of the fact that had they not been so directed they would have served in His Majesty's Forces and so would have become eligible for the Forces gratuity.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Directed Mineworkers (Gratuity) 22 Feb 1945

    How soon will the right hon. Gentleman be able to make a statement?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War: Far East 12 Dec 1944

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that many parents have heard no news of their sons who were taken prisoner when Singapore fell; and whether he has been able to obtain any detailed information from the men rescued from a torpedoed Japanese ship who have arrived in this country which could allay the anxiety which is being felt by the relatives of the prisoners of war in...

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