Mr George Sawyer

Former MP for Birmingham Duddeston

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 — Land Values Tax. 4 May 1931

    I rise to support those proposals. I may say, straight away, that I have advocated this reform for many years and I am pleased to see, at last, some Measure of this kind proposed. I would have liked to have seen something done with the object of restoring to the people of this country their natural rights in the land. We cannot but remember how the land of this country was given away to...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Companies (Amalgamation). 26 Nov 1930

    58. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will introduce legislation to enforce complete amalgamation of the railway companies, with a view to economy of expenditure and the reduction of industrial friction?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Allotments. 5 May 1930

    83. asked the Minister of Agriculture, with reference to the 5,784 acres of land hired for allotment purposes during the years 1925 to 1928 by local authorities at an aggregate rental of £15,144, on what terms such land has been hired; whether on lease and for how many years or whether the letting is merely from year to year; and whether conditions are attached whereby the owners may resume...

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Former MP for Birmingham Duddeston

Entered the House of Commons on 30 May 1929 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 7 October 1931 — General election

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