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.
Jon Ashworth is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Jon Ashworth’s votes.
Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jon Ashworth’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jon Ashworth’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 January to Question 127768 on Department for Work and Pensions: Older Workers, how many 50Plus Champions are employed in each of the Jobcentre Plus districts.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on (a) IT and (b) costs associated with running Jobcentres in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on the Pension Wise service in each of the last five financial years.
Labour MP for Leicester South
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2011 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 6 Nov 2019
Jon Ashworth campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.