Major William Murray

Former MP for Dumfriesshire

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences 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 — Scotland.: Gretna Factory. 1 May 1922

    93 and 94. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1) whether, for the purpose of selling the Gretna factory and townships en bloc, he has caused an independent valuation of the subjects for sale to be made by any private and neutral firm of valuers, or whether the Treasury is guided in this matter solely by the valuation arrived at by the Disposal Commission's officials; (2) whether...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Gretna Factory. 1 May 1922

    Have not certain persons who have made offers asked for an independent valuation in order to reconsider their offers?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Corn Subsidy. 28 Mar 1922

    66. asked the Secretary for Scotland the number of cases in which the Scottish Board of Agriculture has retained or is retaining the corn subsidy, now payable to small holders and ex-service men in Scotland, on the grounds that sums of various kinds are due to the Board by the smallholders concerned?

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Former MP for Dumfriesshire

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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