Sir Albert Parkinson

Former MP for Blackpool

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

  • Class Ii.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. 18 May 1922

    This Debate has taken a very interesting turn, and some very good practical suggestions have been made. Those of us on this side of the Committee who represent the miners feel that the men are suffering intense poverty through no fault of their own. At the present time the miners are working under an agreement which the Prime Minister described as the greatest profit-sharing scheme the world...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Employment Committee, Manchester. 11 May 1922

    70. asked the Minister of Labour whether he can now report the result of the interview between the chairman of the Manchester and District Local Employment Committee and Councillor Lawrence Flood on the subject of the resignation of Councillor Flood, which was accompanied by a protest against the Establishment Branch of the Department giving posts in employment exchanges to persons who have...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Land Values Duties. 4 May 1922

    37. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of Land Values Duties repaid during the financial year ending 31st March, 1922, under Section 57 (3) of the Finance Act, 1920?

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Former MP for Blackpool

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

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