Mr Neil McBride

Former MP for Swansea East

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Food Prices 7 Feb 1974

    Is the Minister aware that as a result of our membership of the EEC there has been no decrease in the price of foods that this country imports? Cheese bears a tax of £200, butter a tax of £167, and canned ham a tax of £140. How long will the right hon. Gentleman seek to give the lie to an unbelieving nation?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Building Materials 6 Feb 1974

    The Secretary of State for Wales has informed me that in Wales there is a shortage of steel, plaster, plasterboard and sanitary ware. Would it not be correct to insert a forward planning proviso in the Housing and Planning Bill to ensure that there is a continuous flow of materials directed to the construction and improvement of houses?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — National Economic Development Council 29 Jan 1974

    Will the Prime Minister tell his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment that regardless of phase 3 he is empowered to act within legislation to settle this dispute, or has he so circumscribed his powers that the Secretary of State for Employment is now as obsequious as is Mr. Robin Day?

More of Mr Neil McBride’s recent appearances

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Former MP for Swansea East

Entered the House of Commons on 28 March 1963 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 9 September 1974 — Died

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