Sir Archer Baldwin

Former MP for Leominster

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

  • Postal Draft (Encashment) 24 Jul 1959

    The case I want to bring to the attention of the House is one relating to a constituent of mine named R. J. Bethell, who was issued a postal draft for £5 6s. 8d. for sickness benefit. He failed to read the notice which appears on the draft to the effect that if it is not cashed within a certain time it will not be payable. There are two warnings on the front of the draft and there is also...
  • Postal Draft (Encashment) 24 Jul 1959

    Before my hon. Friend sits down, will she answer my second suggestion, which was a much more simple one? I appreciate that, if checks of these postal drafts are not made, it would be impossible to give a month's notice. My second suggestion was much more easy than that and would involve practically no expense. When these payment orders are issued they are a promise to pay; they admit that...
  • Central Africa 22 Jul 1959

    Yes, I can.

More of Sir Archer Baldwin’s recent appearances

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