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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.
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We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
Victoria Prentis is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Victoria Prentis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Victoria Prentis’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Victoria Prentis’s full vote analysis page for more.
I refer the hon Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Totnes on 30 June 2020, PQ UIN 62631. [ www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-an swers-statements/written-question/Commons/2020-06-22/62631]
The Government is committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This includes taking action to increase the use of renewable energy across the Government estate. Where this relates to solar panels and wind turbines on buildings occupied by Defra, active consideration will be given to installation.
The amounts of renewable energy generated by Defra Group including the Environment Agency, Kew Gardens and Forestry Commission over the last five years are included in the attached table. We have used between 0.1% and 1.3% of renewable energy generated from our buildings over the last five years. The amount of renewable electricity used each year varies, due to differing parts of the...
Conservative MP for Banbury
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Victoria Prentis campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.