Mr Norman Pentland

Former MP for Chester-le-Street

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 — Civil Service: Government Departments (Dispersal) 19 Jul 1972

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that all of us representing the North-East constituencies are anxiously awaiting the report of this committee? Will he give us an assurance that, despite the fact that we have no ministerial representation in the Cabinet, this will not deprive our part of the country of favourable consideration?
  • Schedule 1: Counties and Metropolitan Districts in England 6 Jul 1972

    I beg to move Amendment No. 275, in page 195, leave out lines 36 to 38.
  • Schedule 1: Counties and Metropolitan Districts in England 6 Jul 1972

    The purpose of Amendment No. 275 is to have the parishes of Birtley and Lamesley retained in the County of Durham and not included in new District 2 of the Tyne and Wear metropolitan authority. The Minister is aware of the depth of feeling existing in my constituency about the proposals embodied in the Bill affecting the parishes of Birtley and Lamesley. From the outset, everyone concerned...

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Former MP for Chester-le-Street

Entered the House of Commons on 27 September 1956 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 28 October 1972 — Died

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