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.
Julian Knight is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Julian Knight sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Julian Knight’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Julian Knight’s full vote analysis page for more.
This announcement is very welcome. Rugby league, rugby union and the national league have all expressed to me their concerns about their survival during the latest lockdown period. Will the Minister explain whether the apportioning of money to individual sports clubs will be on the basis of lost ticket sales, revenue, or a combination of lost ticket sales, revenue and hospitality? The...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking with NHT Trusts to widen access to covid-19 testing to birthing partners of expectant mothers to allow them more access to the birthing facility and more time with the mother and new baby.
I welcome this announcement; it is right that our United Kingdom recognises Her Majesty’s lifetime of service in this special and unique way. Does the Secretary of State agree that this bank holiday could also provide an opportunity for a reset for UK tourism, and will he commit to carrying out the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s recommendations for the tourism sector: a...
Conservative MP for Solihull
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Julian Knight campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.