Hon. Lancelot Joynson-Hicks

Former MP for Chichester

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

  • Orders of the Day — Roads, Westminster (Parking) 5 May 1958

    If this debate does nothing else it will establish the solidarity of the two sides of the House in their attitude towards this Order. I share the views which have been expressed by the hon. Member for Enfield, East (Mr. Ernest Davies) and the right hon. Member for Bassetlaw (Mr. Bellenger), who have moved and seconded this Motion. I regret very much that we should have to bring up the...
  • Orders of the Day — Roads, Westminster (Parking) 5 May 1958

    That might have been due partly to the weather in December, when we had four days of fog and there were fewer cars on the road, even in Paris, and partly to the Christmas holidays, and such things. If the figures since January are examined, I think that the hon. Member may have some reassurance for his own argument. A further aspect of this alternative system which should appeal to some is...
  • Orders of the Day — Roads, Westminster (Parking) 5 May 1958

    I am obliged to you, Mr. Speaker. I should not advocate that course. I was trying to be helpful to my hon. Friend, and perhaps I was going a little too far. I did not want my hon. Friend to think that we were against his good intentions in the matter. I was trying to assist him in saying that in seeking to defeat his parking meters scheme we were not leaving him entirely without any...

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