Hon. Grenville Howard

Former MP for St Ives

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

  • Orders of the Day — Rhodesia (Exports and Imports) 16 Feb 1966

    Has the hon. Gentleman noted the words in Article 1 (1,c) of the Order: do any act calculated to promote the ex portation from Southern Rhodesia or the importation into Southern Rhodesia of any specified product"? It is all very well for us to make debating points, but I am concerned about the people in Rhodesia, not only the supporters of—
  • Orders of the Day — Rhodesia (Exports and Imports) 16 Feb 1966

    What will be the result of that provision on all the people of Southern Rhodesia, Africans and Europeans?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Railways: Transport Services (Co-ordination) 26 Jan 1966

    As one who has had one branch line closed in his constituency and is threatened with the closure of another branch line, may I ask the hon. Gentleman whether he will give a definite assurance that the St. Ives branch line will not be closed without the provision of sufficient alternative transport, which we have been told already will not be available?

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