Mr Wilfrid Normand

Former MP for Edinburgh West

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 — Scotland (Sugar-Beet Factory, Cupar). 21 Mar 1935

    It is not possible to re-open the arrangements already made by the Government, which involve an all-round reduction of about 7 per cent. in the acreage of sugar beet to be contracted for by the beet-sugar factories, and are in this respect designed to maintain as nearly as possible the existing position pending the determination of the long-term policy.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Children and Young Persons Act. 20 Mar 1935

    In regard to the first part of the question, the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act, 1932, contains no provision authorising the committal of children to the care of public assistance committees. With reference to the second part, a child committed to the care of an education authority cannot be sent to an approved school without a further order by a court. Education authorities have...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Children and Young Persons Act. 20 Mar 1935

    I will convey the hon. Member's question to my light hon. Friend.

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Former MP for Edinburgh West

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons in 1935 — unknown

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

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