Mr Alexander Wilkie

Former MP for Dundee

There are currently votes on relevant topics that are not included in the summaries below. We are working on bringing these records up to date over the next few months.

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences 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 — Agriculture.: Canadian Cattle Embargo (Division List). 25 Jul 1922

    I wish to ask you, Mr. Speaker, to repair an omission in the Division List of last night. For years I have taken a very strong interest in the question of the Canadian cattle embargo. I voted yesterday in the "Aye" Lobby. Through some inadvertence my name does not appear in the. Division List. I wish it to be known publicly that I carried out my promise to my constituents.
  • Orders of the Day — Navy Estimates, 1922–23.: Admiralty Office. 18 Jul 1922

    I want to preface my observations with a few personal remarks. When I first came into this House I had as a colleague a Civil Lord of the Admiralty. Since then another colleague of mine for many years was First Lord of the Admiralty. Therefore, I can almost say I have been connected with the Navy ever since I have been here, and certainly I represent thousands of dockyard men whose livelihood...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Insurance. 1 Jun 1921

    37. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received representations from societies approved under the National Health Insurance Acts who have difficulties in meeting their administrative costs out of existing allowances; whether he is aware that the increased postal charges will add to these difficulties; and whether he can say when the measure for the relief of the societies by...

More of Mr Alexander Wilkie’s recent appearances

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