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.
Michelle Donelan is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Michelle Donelan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Michelle Donelan’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Michelle Donelan’s full vote analysis page for more.
The department publishes forecasts of higher education student numbers, student loan outlay and student loan repayments in England. The most recent publication, published in June 2019, covers financial years up to 2023-24 and academic years for the same period. These figures are available in the ‘Student loan forecasts, England: 2018 to 2019’, which is available at:...
The department publishes forecasts of higher education student numbers, student loan outlay and student loan repayments in England. The most recent publication (June 2019) is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/student-loan-foreca sts-england-2018-to-2019. These forecasts assume policies as set in June 2019 and the forecast of economic conditions at that point by the Office...
Reliable estimates of the historic cost to the public purse of degree subjects at this level of disaggregation are not available. Recent research published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies looked at how financial returns to higher education, for both students and the taxpayer, differ by subject studied. They estimate that, on average, the taxpayer gains £110,000 per male graduate and...
Conservative MP for Chippenham
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Michelle Donelan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.