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.
Edward Argar is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Edward Argar sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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I refer the Rt hon. Member to the answer of 26 July to Question 10131.
A specific assessment has not yet been made on a duty for integrated care boards (ICBs) to promote parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The principle of parity of esteem was enshrined in the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Legislation will set out minimum membership of ICBs and which will include representatives from National Health Service providers and we fully expect...
I refer the hon. Member to the answer of 26 July to Question 29135.
Conservative MP for Charnwood
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Edward Argar campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 26 Jul 2021.