Captain Denis Shipwright

Former MP for Penryn and Falmouth

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 — War Medals (Home Service). 18 Jul 1923

    65. asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether, seeing that British war medals were given to those who served on the coast defence batteries, and that the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anti-Aircraft Section were awarded the same medal for operations against enemy aircraft in London and for Home stations, there is any reason why it should not be given to the Royal Engineers, Royal...
  • Trade Disputes Act (1906) Repeal. 1 May 1923

    I do not think that those were the terms of the Prime Minister's answer.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: NON-COMMISSIONED SERVICE (CAPTAIN H. McL. PATON). 26 Apr 1923

    12. asked the Minister of Pensions on what grounds Captain Hugh McLaren Paton, late officer in His Majesty's Regular Army, serving with the Cheshire Regiment, and now residing at 20, Fontaine Road, Streatham, S.W.16, is denied the right to any pension or gratuity for 11 years, 111 days' uncommissioned service; and what steps, if any, he is prepared to take to remedy this injustice?

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