Lieut-Colonel Anthony Muirhead

Former MP for Wells

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

  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Act (Amendment) Bill. 1 Sep 1939

    I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a Second time." The substantial Clause of this Bill is Clause 1. Sub-sections (1) and (2) of that Clause reproduce the same Amendments to the Government of India Act, 1935, as would have been effected by Clauses 4 and 5 of the Miscellaneous (Amendments) Bill, which has already been passed in another place and is awaiting consideration by this House....
  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Act (Amendment) Bill. 1 Sep 1939

    I should like to thank very much the right hon. Member and the hon. Lady for the sentiments which they have expressed with regard to the community of interests between India and this country in the present crisis. With regard to the point raised by the right hon. Member, I think he and the whole House can be perfectly sure that the Bill does not interfere with the normal relationship between...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Army (Strength). 31 Jul 1939

    The strength of the British Army in India on 1st July 1939, was 2,630 officers and 37,668 other ranks; on the corresponding date in 1937 it was 3,052 officers and 52,387 other ranks.

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