Mr Arthur Young

Former MP for Glasgow Scotstoun

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 — Post-War Employment Policy (White Paper) 24 May 1944

    I have been asked to reply. The Government are not proposing to publish any general paper on reconstruction. If my hon. Friend has in mind particularly the problem of full employment, I would refer him to the answer given to-day by the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for East Wolverhampton (Mr. Mander).
  • Oral Answers to Questions — ST. Kitts (Labour Bonus) 29 Jul 1943

    I have been asked to reply. The Governor of the Leeward Islands has informed my right hon. and gallant Friend of a dispute in St. Kitts arising out of the discontinuance of the annual bonus and its replacement by an equivalent increase in weekly wages. A strike was called by the Trade and Labour Union as from 17th July, My right hon. and gallant Friend is glad to say that the Governor has now...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Gold Coast: Nutrition Inquiry 22 Jul 1943

    I have been asked to reply. I assume that my hon. Friend is referring to an inquiry into nutrition in the Gold Coast, which was carried out by a medical officer of the Colony in 1940. I understand that this inquiry was, in fact, completed, but my right hon. and gallant Friend is making inquiries from the Governor.

More of Mr Arthur Young’s recent appearances


Former MP for Glasgow Scotstoun

Entered the House of Commons on 14 November 1935 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 August 1950 — Died

Also represented Glasgow Partick

Future MPs in this constituency

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