Mr Frederick Lee

Former MP for Newton

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.

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Recent appearances

  • Proclamation of State of Emergency 12 Dec 1973

    Now that the Government will obviously be relying heavily on the emergency provisions which they have just announced, would it not help to sweeten industry considerably if they also announced a voluntary withdrawal of the Industrial Relations Act?
  • Eec Ministerial Meetings 5 Dec 1973

    Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that among redundant steel workers there is still considerable apprehension, especially among those at the Irlam works, where redundancy came early, as to what they are entitled to expect under the EEC arrangements? Could he issue any statement which would help to elucidate this problem?
  • Industrial Relations 4 Dec 1973

    Earlier in the debate my hon. Friend the Member for Penistone (Mr. John Mendelson) gave the House a little history of the engineers. I recall that in his "Life of Gladstone", Philip Magnus told how, on 10th May 1864, the then leaders of the ASE, the forerunner of the present engineering union, met Gladstone to discuss the possibilities of investing in Government securities. They so impressed...

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Former MP for Newton

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Manchester Hulme

Previous MPs in this constituency

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