Sir Sydney Marshall

Former MP for Sutton and Cheam

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

  • Conscientious Objectors 23 Jul 1953

    It was not my intention to intervene in this debate, but the speeches I have just heard have led me to make a short intervention, because I have had experience in sitting on the tribunals for hearing the cases of conscientious objectors. Indeed, I sat through no fewer than 20,000 cases in London during the war. These tribunals, of course, were set up under the Militia Act, 1938, but we had...
  • Conscientious Objectors 23 Jul 1953

    Judicial ignorance.
  • Conscientious Objectors 23 Jul 1953

    Hear, hear.

More of Sir Sydney Marshall’s recent appearances


Former MP for Sutton and Cheam

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 October 1954 — unknown

Future MPs in this constituency

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This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.