Lieut-Colonel Percy Dean

Former MP for Blackburn

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 — Food Supplies.: Pigs. 9 Dec 1919

    74. asked the Food Controller if he is aware that the controlled price of 28s. per score for pigs bought by dead-weight is being totally ignored by breeders and dealers in all parts of the country; that the average price is far in excess of this; and if he is prepared to take such steps as shall ensure the controlled price being enforced?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Pigs. 9 Dec 1919

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the amount that is-being charged at the present moment is far in excess even of the figure which he has given, and that this difference is being made up of fictitious expenses, which do-not allow the pork butcher to have any margin on his sales?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Pigs. 9 Dec 1919

    If I am able to bring evidence of this, will the hon. Gentleman be willing to go into it?

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