Sir Henry Legge-Bourke

Former MP for Isle of Ely

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 — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Uganda 23 Oct 1972

    I certainly would not wish in any way to criticise but rather to praise the action the Government have taken in a thoroughly compassionate and laudable way over the reception of the Asians here and the attempts the Government have made to persuade other countries to help in taking them in. However, does my right hon. Friend realise that in the country as a whole there is a very considerable...
  • European Communities (Summit Conference) 23 Oct 1972

    If there is any magnanimity left, would my right hon. Friend bear in mind that there are many of us and, I believe, a very great number of people in the country as a whole, who would wish to take this opportunity of congratulating him on the culmination of many years of dedicated work in this cause which he advocated in his maiden speech in this House—and which I very well remember because...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Nature Conservancy 19 Oct 1972

    Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that the Government's statement of policy on the Nature Conservancy as contained in the White Paper commenting on the report of the Select Committee on Science and Technology is a great departure from the attitude when this matter was looked at by the Select Committee investigating the National Environment Research Council? Will my right hon. Friend...

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Profile

Former MP for Isle of Ely

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 21 May 1973 — Died

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