Major Hon. Hugh Moulton

Former MP for Salisbury

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 — Agriculture.: Unemployment Compensation. 2 Oct 1924

    40. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, as agricultural labourers cannot draw unemployment pay, he will introduce legislation to enable compensation to be given to them when they are thrown out of employment by a Government Department requiring the sheep or cattle which they attend to be slaughtered?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Unemployment Compensation. 2 Oct 1924

    Has the right hon. Gentleman considered those cases, though few in number, in which the hardship is very real, and if the amount in question is so small, could he not see his way to give some compensation to these people?
  • Orders of the Day — London Traffic Bill.: Clause 10. — (Power to make Regulations.) 1 Aug 1924

    I would like the House to understand that these Regulations, once made, are exactly in the same position as the Clause of a Bill. They have exactly the same authority and interpretation. Anybody who has any practical experience—I speak only as a young Member—knows that the chance of getting Government time to disapprove of the Regulations made by a Minister of that Government is...

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