Mr Nigel Fisher

Former MP for Kingston upon Thames Surbiton

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

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Election Deposits 31 Mar 1983

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received about the present level of deposit required for parliamentary candidates.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Election Deposits 31 Mar 1983

    Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that the £150 deposit was introduced as long ago as 1918 to discourage frivolous candidatures and that after Bermondsey, with 16 candidates, and Darlington, with eight, clearly it is no longer any sort of deterrent? Will my right hon. Friend consider raising the deposit to, say, £2,000, which today is roughly the equivalent of what £150 was in 1918?
  • Falkland Islands (Franks Report) 25 Jan 1983

    The hon. Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Mr. Hooley) was probably right in saying that successive British Governments gave Argentina the impression that we would not defend the Falkland Islands if and when it came to the crunch. We tried to string them along, and succeeded for a long time, but eventually the Argentine junta lost patience with our delaying tactics and chanced its arm with the...

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Former MP for Kingston upon Thames Surbiton

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 13 May 1983 — General election

Also represented Surbiton; Hitchin

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