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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.
Our NHS is in crisis, and we urgently need an NHS recovery plan, as Jackie Baillie has said. I agree that Covid has had a massive impact right across public life, including on the NHS, but we cannot pretend that the problems in our NHS are not long term and deep seated. In Lothian, up until the first lockdown, the Scottish Government’s target to have 95 per cent of patients admitted,...
We need action and investment now.
On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I have not been able to connect with the app. I would have voted yes.
Labour MSP for Lothian
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented Edinburgh Central
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