Captain George Ramsden

Former MP for Elland

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 — Drugs (Illegal Traffic). 4 May 1922

    44. asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the sentence of six months' imprisonment recently passed on a coloured vendor of cocaine, whose methods of concealment showed extreme ingenuity, and whose moral character would appear on investigation to have been most unsavoury in other respects; whether this was the maximum sentence; and whether he has inquired, and, if...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Post Office (Telephone Service). 15 Jun 1921

    107. asked the Postmaster-General whether, in finally settling the amounts due for trunk calls and postal telegrams charged to telephone subscribers on the monthly statement of account, he has credited them the £1 deposit which was demanded when the telephone first was installed to cover any loss through non-payment of any of these charges?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic). 4 Nov 1920

    25. asked the Prime Minister whether he has received many letters of protest from all over the country with regard to the action of the Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic) in putting back the hours for Sunday closing to 9 o'clock; whether, in view of the unsatisfactory position, unrest, and irritation caused by these irksome restrictions throughout the country, which have not in any way...

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Former MP for Elland

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

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