All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.
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.
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.
John Stevenson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, John Stevenson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of John Stevenson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Stevenson’s full vote analysis page for more.
What recent assessment he has made of the impact of growth deals on the Scottish economy.
The Borderlands growth deal has been very well received on both sides of the border. It demonstrates the benefits of a close working relationship between councils, MPs and Government. Given that success, would the Minister envisage a further opportunity for a Borderlands mark 2?
The world has changed. Energy security is vital, but so too is food security. Our food and drink manufacturers and those in the food supply chain proved their worth during the pandemic. Given the importance to our country of this sector and the need to ensure its competitiveness, its resilience and a high degree of self-sufficiency, will the Prime Minister now take the opportunity to review...
Conservative MP for Carlisle
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
John Stevenson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 16 May 2022.