Mr Will Howie

Former MP for Luton

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 — Motor Cars (Home Sales and Exports) 27 Apr 1970

    Has my right hon. Friend noticed that the more satisfactory figures which he has mentioned include, however, a further increase in the proportion of the home market being won by our foreign competitors? Is not one of our problems the fact that our home industry has not quite been able to fight off these other people?
  • Orders of the Day — Marriage (Registrar General's Licence) Bill 24 Apr 1970

    On a point of order. I am sorry to appear to persist in this matter, Mr. Speaker, and I am reluctant to do so, but I refer to my Amendments Nos. 1, 2 and 8, which have not been selected. I quite understand the powers of Mr. Speaker and the problems which face him. We on our side have problems as well, which you will appreciate. I wish to draw to your attention that on Second Reading, on 13th...
  • Clause 3: Evidence of Capacity, Consent etc., to Be Produced 24 Apr 1970

    My disappointment about the proceedings in Committee is known to you, Mr. Speaker. It would have been much better if the hon. Member for Orpington (Mr. Lubbock) and I had been on the Committee. Perhaps the views about the Bill which we expressed on Second Reading were such that it was better that we were not on it. It seems a pity that we cannot get on it now. I hope that the hon. Member for...

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Former MP for Luton

Entered the House of Commons on 7 November 1963 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election

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