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.
Rishi Sunak is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Rishi Sunak sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Rishi Sunak’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rishi Sunak’s full vote analysis page for more.
Today I can inform the House that I have launched Spending Review 2021 (SR21) to set departmental Resource and Capital DEL budgets from 2022-23 to 2024-25 and the devolved administrations’ block grants for the same period. SR21 will be presented to Parliament alongside Autumn Budget 2021 and the economic and fiscal forecast from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) on 27 October 2021.
It is absolutely right that we remain relentlessly focused on helping young people into work, and our plan for jobs does exactly that with a range of initiatives. I would just draw colleagues’ attention to the fantastic youth offer that our jobcentres are rolling out, providing 13 weeks of intensive tailored support for those young people who enter universal credit and creating 140...
Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks)
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Rishi Sunak campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.