Mr Ivan Lawrence

Former MP for Burton

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Criminal Justice System 20 Mar 1997

    Is not the worst delay in the criminal justice system the delay in catching the criminals once they have committed their offences, and before they commit the next offence? Will my right hon. and learned Friend congratulate the Burton upon Trent police, who this year have increased yet again their rate of detection and who have reduced the rate of crime by 20 per cent. in the past three years?...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Fraud 17 Mar 1997

    Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that the participation of ordinary members of the public in the criminal justice system through sitting on juries—even on juries in fraud trials—is one of the reasons why the criminal justice system can reassure people about its fairness, and is also the surest protection of the liberty of the individual?
  • Business of the House 6 Mar 1997

    My right hon. Friend will be aware of the disgraceful way in which two members of the Labour party tried to destroy the Jurisdiction (Conspiracy and Incitement) Bill, which was promoted by my hon. Friend the Member for Eastbourne (Mr. Waterson). In view of the fact that the House has been rising early recently and given that it will doubtless continue to do so on some evenings in the future,...

More of Mr Ivan Lawrence’s recent appearances


Former MP for Burton

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

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