Sir Ernest Hiley

Former MP for Birmingham Duddeston

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.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. 18 Jul 1923

    30. asked the Minister of Labour how many of the men registered as unemployed on 1st January last have found employment, respectively, in their own industries, in relief works inaugurated by the Government or local authorities, or in works commenced by the railway companies at the request of the late Prime Minister?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Rates. 30 Apr 1923

    66. asked the Minister of Agriculture from what date the proposed reduction in the assessments on agricultural land is to take place; whether the basis of the new Exchequer contributions will be the total of the amounts appearing in the valuation lists at such date; whether such basis will be revised from year to year: and whether the basis upon which the Exchequer contributions are payable...
  • Orders of the Day — HOUSING, Etc. (No. 2) BILL. 25 Apr 1923

    I represent a constituency which has been almost built up, and is almost entirely populated, by working people, and the question of the repair of houses is of as great importance to them as is the provision of new houses in populous cities. I want, therefore, to ask a question with regard to Clause 10 of the Bill, which deals with repairs to houses. The wording of the Clause is rather...

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Former MP for Birmingham Duddeston

Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 16 November 1923 — General election

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