Neil O'Brien

Conservative MP for Harborough

@NeilDotObrien https://facebook.com/neil4harborough

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

Show more detail
11th May to 2nd June 2020

All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.

2nd to 9th June 2020

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.

10th June 2020 onwards

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.

Neil O'Brien’s voting in Parliament

Neil O'Brien is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Neil O'Brien’s votes.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

We have lots more plain English analysis of Neil O'Brien’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Neil O'Brien’s full vote analysis page for more.

Neil O'Brien has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Skills for Jobs White Paper 21 Jan 2021

    Level 4 apprentices go on to earn more than the average undergraduate. According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, 30% of undergraduate degrees lead to negative returns overall. Does my right hon. Friend agree that rebalancing the system towards our neglected technical education sector is the right thing for young people and the right thing for the country?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Screening 20 Jan 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of positive covid-19 tests were false positive in the last four weeks.
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 20 Jan 2021

    It is excellent that we are leading Europe in vaccinations and it is excellent that we now have strong health borders, but, as the virus bounces around the world, there is a real risk that it will mutate and be able to dodge the vaccines or reduce their efficacy; there is concerning data from South Africa in that respect. Will the Government develop a new rapid pathway to allow the approval...

More of Neil O'Brien’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Conservative MP for Harborough

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Reoffenders: Sentencing
  • Schools: Finance
  • Prisons: CCTV
  • Sentencing
  • Prison Sentences

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (11 Sep 2017 to 21 Jan 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.

8. Miscellaneous
From 25 April 2018, a member of the advisory board of Onward, a think tank which aims to produce modernising ideas to address some of the biggest challenges facing the UK. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 16 June 2020)
From 25 April 2020, Secretary and sole Director of China Research Group Ltd (CRG), a company limited by guarantee which considers the longer term challenges associated with the rise of China and its industrial and diplomatic policies. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 16 June 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)