Mr Thomas Cape

Former MP for Workington

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

  • Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act, 1919. 12 Dec 1939

    I beg to second the Motion. Question put, and agreed to.
  • Orders of the Day — Water Supply Bill. 3 Mar 1939

    The fact is that the whole of the speech of the hon. and gallant Gentleman has been concerned with his own water supply.
  • Coal Mines Bill. 3 Mar 1939

    I beg to second the Motion. I do so in all sincerity, with the honest belief that what I shall state in my speech will come from the depth of my heart regarding the situation of the mining community. I endorse every argument that has been put forward by my hon. Friend who moved the Second Reading. I am not going to weary the House by traversing the ground that my hon. Friend has covered, but...

More of Mr Thomas Cape’s recent appearances


Former MP for Workington

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

Future MPs in this constituency

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