Mr Leonard Costello

Former MP for Huntingdonshire

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 — Housing.: Ante-Natal Clinics (Medical Officers). 9 Jul 1924

    81. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that in certain districts the ante-natal and other clinics are not so successful as they otherwise would be, owing to a natural disinclination on the part of many women to go themselves or to take their adolescent daughters to clinics which are under the charge of men medical officers or assistant medical officers of health, especially in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Ante-Natal Clinics (Medical Officers). 9 Jul 1924

    Will the right hon. Gentleman cause inquiries to be made with a view to ascertaining what were the reasons for this retrograde and reactionary change?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Lieutenant C. H. Glendinning. 8 Jul 1924

    21. asked the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been called to the publication of the names of the witnesses whose evidence Lieutenant C. H. Glendinning wishes to be taken on his behalf in support of his allegation of false imprisonment in India in the year 1917; and whether he proposes to take the evidence of these witnesses, subject to cross-examination?

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