Sir Thomas Gill

Former MP for Blackburn

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 — National Finance.: Bank Deposits and Investments. 30 Sep 1931

    36. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the latest available figures as to the amount of money deposited in this country to the credit of foreigners; the amount of deposits by people of this country in foreign countries; and the value of our foreign investments?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Non-Provided Schools. 21 May 1931

    24. asked the President of the Board of Education if he has reopened the discussions with representatives of the non-provided schools regarding provision of financial assistance in connection with the proposed Education Bill?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Cotton Operatives (Domestic Service). 16 Apr 1931

    9. asked the Minister of Labour under what circumstances benefit has been refused by the Chorley Employment Exchange to Louisa Horrocks, Rebecca Ashmore, Ellen Briers, and Jane Berry because they declined, on the 11th March, 1931, to leave home to take up domestic service in Salford, in view of the fact that these women are weavers by training and, according to the Ministry's own returns,...

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