Mr Colin Patrick

Former MP for Tavistock

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

  • Man-Power. 8 Oct 1941

    I find myself very strongly in agreement with the hon. Member for Maryhill (Mr. Davidson) when he says that this question needs to be treated on broad lines and a general plan worked out. One of the factors we have to take into account in drawing up a plan like that is the comparison between our policy and its success and failure and what the enemy have done. I have no detailed information,...
  • Man-Power. 8 Oct 1941

    Does my.hon. Friend contend that the war can be won by bombing alone?
  • Orders of the Day — Civil Defence Bill. 5 Apr 1939

    I propose to keep the House for a few moments only because I want to deal with one point which I hope the right hon. Gentleman will clear up when he comes to reply. Clause 10 of the Bill refers to a code for occupiers of factories. It says: The Minister shall issue a code describing different types of shelters appropriate for different classes of cases Will that code include the provision for...

More of Mr Colin Patrick’s recent appearances

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