Captain Hon. John Loder

Former MP for Lewes

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 — Public Health.: Maternal Mortality. 28 Feb 1935

    26. asked the Minister of Health whether the investigators whom he is sending into the areas where the rate of maternal mortality is abnormally high have started their investigations; and how soon some information will be available on the results of the investigations into the death rates in these particular areas?
  • Inadequate Defences of Great Britain and the Empire from Foreign Attacks. 7 Feb 1934

    I beg to move, in line 1, to leave out from "while" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof: determined to pursue a course which will adequately safeguard this country's industrial, political, and national existence, and being anxious to co-operate in a general policy of peace and disarmament, considers that it is inexpedient to adopt any Resolution which might prejudice the...
  • Inadequate Defences of Great Britain and the Empire from Foreign Attacks. 7 Feb 1934

    In the air we should achieve parity with all the other great forces, a parity which we can only achieve to-day by a very substantial building programme. I believe that we are in a position of greater inferiority in the air than with any other arm, but for the moment it is our business to try to level down and not to level up. There are two roads by which security—which is the main theme of...

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