Sir Thomas Hunter

Former MP for Perth

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 — British Prisoners of War: Released Men, Germany (Return) 10 Apr 1945

    asked the Secretary of State for War if he can give the names or numbers of Oflag and Stalag prisoners-of-war camps which have been overrun by Allied Armies in their advance from the Rhine eastwards; if prisoners in these camps have been liberated; if they are well; what arrangements are being made for their transport to this country, especially long-term prisoners; and when their relatives...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War: Released Men, Germany (Return) 10 Apr 1945

    Has the Minister any information about Oflag 9A, from which British prisoners of war have been marched with nothing but a coat, blanket and some food? Has he any information as to their being followed up by the Americans?
  • Water Supply 3 May 1944

    I am very glad that Scottish Members are now having a chance to speak on the Scottish aspect of this question of water supplies. I want to draw special attention to that part of the White Paper in which the Scottish services have been reviewed and to say that whoever was responsible for drawing up that statement, whether it was the Minister himself, or those associated with him, is to be...

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