Sir David Campbell

Former MP for Belfast South

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 — Malta: Electoral System 24 Oct 1961

    asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies (1) if, as recommended in the Blood Report, he has investigated the alleged abuse of voting certificates in Malta; what have been the results of his investigation; and what alterations he intends to make in the law as a result; (2) to what extent he intends reforming the electoral laws of Malta with particular reference to proxy and postal votes,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Unemployment, Northern Ireland 22 Jun 1961

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that my Ulster colleagues and I welcome the assistance given by the Government to the Northern Ireland Government to help solve the unemployment problem, and in particular their efforts to relieve employers in Ulster of the payroll tax if it should be introduced? Will my right hon. Friend impress on the working party—that is, the Brittain Committee—the need...
  • Orders of the Day — Economic Development, Northern Ireland 12 May 1961

    The hon. Gentleman has been quoting me as saying, in the past, that I do not believe in blackmail. Well, I can assure him that I do not believe in blackmail. Perhaps the hon. Gentleman would like us to threaten to do something, and then not carry out that threat. I do not be- lieve in that either. Perhaps the hon. Gentleman thinks that Ulster, Northern Ireland, should sever from the...

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Former MP for Belfast South

Entered the House of Commons on 4 November 1952 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 12 June 1963 — Died

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