Mr Hugh Gray

Former MP for Yarmouth

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 — Oil Pollution 29 Apr 1970

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that there is similar concern on the East Coast of England, particularly in seaside resorts like Great Yarmouth? Would he consider instituting helicopter patrols in the summer so that oil slicks may be detected at an early stage?
  • Orders of the Day — Conservation of Seals Bill: Prohibited Methods of Killing Seals 17 Apr 1970

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that it is said that the seals on Scroby Sands clearly distinguish between summer visitors and fishermen? They realise that they are participating in the entertainment business and remain still when summer visitors approach the sands in boats. But when fishermen are in the vicinity they move off immediately. My information is that fishermen usually shoot the seals...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Commonwealth Immigrants 14 Apr 1970

    Will my right hon. Friend agree that it would be shameful if British passport holders became homeless refugees, and that, in the last resort, they must be allowed to come to this country?

More of Mr Hugh Gray’s recent appearances

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