Mr John Baird

Former MP for Wolverhampton North East

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

  • Dental Services (Estimates Committee's Reports) 12 Jul 1963

    Why not?
  • Dental Services (Estimates Committee's Reports) 12 Jul 1963

    If dentists are to be encouraged to take these post-graduate courses, they should not be forced to lose money by doing so.
  • Dental Services (Estimates Committee's Reports) 12 Jul 1963

    I wish to refer to one or two of the recommendations in the Report. Recommendation No. 1 refers to the problems of attracting general dental practitioners in the areas where there is a shortage. The Minister must know that when we were discussing the Health Service there was a plan to put doctors on basic salaries as well as capitation fees. May the question be looked at again from the point...

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Former MP for Wolverhampton North East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election

Also represented Wolverhampton East

Future MPs in this constituency

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