Mr James Galbraith

Former MP for Surrey Eastern

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

  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill. 4 Jun 1935

    I count myself very fortunate, as a back bench Member who moved one Amendment but has otherwise taken no part in the discussion of this Measure, that I am able for a few minutes to put before the House the reasons which have induced me to support the Bill, and that I am not forced to give a silent vote upon this grave and most serious matter. I suffer from a disadvantage, not shared by the...
  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill. 4 Jun 1935

    I find that Mr. Jinnah, to whose name reference has already been made in the discussion this afternoon, said, in regard to the Bill: This scheme was not acceptable"— This was his alternative: Modify the Provincial scheme, drop the Central scheme, and review the whole position, in consultation with Indian opinion, with a view to establishing complete responsible government in British India....
  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill.: Clause 190. — (Establishment and constitution of Federal Court.) 1 Apr 1935

    I beg to move, in page 110, line 21, at the end, to insert: Provided that the chief justice shall be a barrister of England or Northern Ireland of at least 15 years standing, or a member of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland of at least 15 years standing. This manuscript Amendment raises a question which lies in very small corn-pass but which involves a question of considerable principle....

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