Mrs Ida Copeland

Former MP for Stoke-on-Trent Stoke

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Supplies (Distribution). 1 Aug 1935

    39. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware that large quantities of fish for distribution in important cities in the Midlands are delivered in wooden boxes bound with steel bands; that these boxes are often left lying in the sun over the week-end and that the consequent deterioration of the fish is very great; and will he take steps to ensure that proper refrigerated fish-vans...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Prices. 1 Aug 1935

    40. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he has yet gained sufficient experience as to the effect of the Sea Fishing Industry (Restriction of Fishing in Northern Waters) Order, 1933, to reconsider it so that during the summer months the fried-fish shops may obtain fish at the original cheaper rate, and thus be able to recoup themselves a little from loss during the winter months when the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Telephone Operators. 1 Aug 1935

    55. asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the profit made on the evening telephone rates, he will arrange that more operators should be available at trunk exchanges in the Midland districts?

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Former MP for Stoke-on-Trent Stoke

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 25 October 1935 — General election

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