Mr Arthur Jones

Former MP for Daventry

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

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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.

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Estate Agency Work 4 Apr 1979

    On behalf of the Opposition, I join in the warm welcome to the Bill expressed from the Opposition Benches. The Bill brings together a great deal of previous legislation in an increasingly important field of interest and endeavour. It is only by search and by inquiry that we can study the wealth of our heritage, and great steps have been accomplished in recent years in that respect. The...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Estate Agency Work 4 Apr 1979

    Yes. I gave my qualified blessing to sites that are designated. I said that in that sense I thought that the terms of the Bill were quite correct. However, it is difficult to say that metal detectors should not be used elsewhere, because they have been instrumental in revealing sites that might not otherwise have come to our notice. May I add one or two personal qualifications which stem...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Town and Country Planning Association (Report) 4 Apr 1979

    As a member of the TCPA, I was surprised to hear the right hon. Gentleman express criticism of its report. I look forward to hearing the substance of his criticism. I recognise that he has been seeking a different mechanism to help the inner city problem. This is by way of—

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Former MP for Daventry

Entered the House of Commons on 22 November 1962 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election

Also represented Northamptonshire South

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