Mr Hugh McCartney

Former MP for Clydebank and Milngavie

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

  • Opposition Day: Gartcosh Steel Mill 23 Jan 1986

    Is the hon. Gentleman trying to suggest that the only protests against the closure of Gartcosh and the potential closure of Ravenscraig are coming from the Opposition Benches? The hon. Gentleman's hon. Friend who is sitting beside him, the hon. Member for Dumfries (Sir H. Monro), and others including the Church of Scotland, every local authority in Scotland and the mass of the Scottish...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 87 8 May 1985

    I did not hear any slur.
  • Local Government (Scotland) 17 Jan 1983

    Answer the question.

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Profile

Former MP for Clydebank and Milngavie

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

Also represented Dunbartonshire Central; Dunbartonshire East

Future MPs in this constituency

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