Sir Patrick Donner

Former MP for Basingstoke

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

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus Earthquake (Relief and Rehabilitation) 21 Oct 1953

    asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies (1) what financial aid Her Majesty's Government proposes to give to Cyprus to assist rehabilitation in view of the severe earthquake last month; (2) how many tents have been asked for by the Commissioner for the Paphos district, Cyprus, far people rendered homeless by the earthquake; and how many have now been delivered; (3) whether he will...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus Earthquake (Relief and Rehabilitation) 21 Oct 1953

    While I welcome the Minister's expression of sympathy for the people who have suffered so much in this devastating earthquake, will he bear in mind that there are still thousands of people sleeping out in the cold at night in tents? Will he give an assurance that at least as much will be done for these people in this Colony as was done for the people of the Ionian Isles? Secondly, is he aware...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya: Mau Mau Oath 4 Mar 1953

    asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will set up a small committee of persons with expert knowledge of African witchcraft and of tribal psychology to consider the profound influence of the Mau Mau oath upon Kikuyu mentality; and to make recommendations designed to weaken, or ridicule, the spell of fear which this oath imposes on Kikuyu.

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Former MP for Basingstoke

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 May 1955 — General election

Also represented Islington West

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