Mr David Sumberg

Former MP for Bury South

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

  • Prayers: Middle East Security 19 Mar 1997

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Southport (Mr. Banks) for initiating the debate. Having heard so many valedictory speeches today, I should make it clear that, although mine is also a valedictory speech, it is valedictory only in terms of the current Parliament: I intend to strive, might and main, to be in the next. In that context, I take considerable heart from the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Israel 12 Mar 1997

    When people take the easy route of criticising the state of Israel in these matters, while enjoying the peace and security of living in London or Canterbury, will my right hon. Friend remind them that Israel is a democracy, that it has a responsibility to its electorate and that in human rights it has a record that its neighbours would do well to emulate?
  • War Crimes 5 Mar 1997

    Was not the essence of the legislation the fact that those men were not British citizens? Had they been British citizens when they committed or may have committed the crimes, they would have been liable to be prosecuted for murder. There was therefore a lacuna in the law, which treated those who were not born British more favourably than those who were.

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Former MP for Bury South

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

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