Linda Fabiani

Former Scottish National Party MSP for East Kilbride


As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences in their voting record.

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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.

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Education and Skills 24 Mar 2021

    Good afternoon, everyone. I remind members that social distancing measures are in place in the chamber and across the campus. I ask members to take care to observe those measures, including when entering and exiting the chamber. The next item of business is portfolio questions, and the first portfolio is education and skills. Members who wish to ask supplementary questions should press their...
  • Scottish Parliament: Motion of Thanks 24 Mar 2021

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S5M-24442, in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, on a motion of thanks. All our party leaders will speak in the debate, and then we will take a vote. I hope that our last vote of the session will be unanimous. You are not to run off at that point, however, because we will then have a few words from our esteemed Presiding Officer. I will take...
  • Scottish Parliament: Decision Time 24 Mar 2021

    There is one question to be put as a result of our business. The question is, that motion S5M-24442, in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, on a motion of thanks, be agreed to. Motion agreed to, That the Parliament expresses its thanks to its Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh, for his service to the Parliament and pays tribute to all of those Members who are standing down at the end of this session.

More of Linda Fabiani’s recent appearances


Former Scottish National Party MSP for East Kilbride

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Central Scotland

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