Viscount Wolmer

Former MP for Aldershot

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

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. 25 Jul 1940

    I do not propose to follow my hon. Friend in the details of the very interesting and amusing speech to which we have just been listening, but I will try to bring the Committee back for a few minutes to the main centre of the problem with which the Chancellor of the Exchequer has been attempting to deal. In nearly every quarter of the Committee there has been a full realisation of the intense...
  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. 25 Jul 1940

    I will allow my hon. Friend to interrupt me on a question of fact but not on a question of opinion. I listened to his speech with great enjoyment and I hope he will listen to mine, although I am afraid I cannot promise him the same amount of enjoyment. My hon. Friend made no attempt to deal with the national financial and economic problems but gave a brilliant lecture on the wickedness or...
  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. 25 Jul 1940

    I would say with all respect to my hon. Friend that it is very easy for those who are associated with literature to regard their profession as so important and sacrosanct that it ought to be treated differently from any other form of activity. That, I submit to the Committee, was the plea which my hon. Friend made.

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Former MP for Aldershot

Entered the House of Commons on 3 December 1910 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 11 November 1940 — unknown

Also represented Newton

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