Kenneth Gibson

Scottish National Party MSP for Cunninghame North

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.

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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: Air Pollution (Mortality and Morbidity) 24 Nov 2021

    5. To ask the Scottish Government what impact air pollution has on mortality and morbidity. (S6O-00426)
  • Scottish Parliament: Air Pollution (Mortality and Morbidity) 24 Nov 2021

    Research from Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation found that 81 per cent of births in Scotland this past year were in local authorities with unsafe levels of air pollution, exceeding World Health Organization guidelines for fine particulate matter. Meanwhile, six roads—including the A737, which runs through my constituency—still exceed the legal limit for nitrogen oxide. When will...
  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 23 Nov 2021

    On 12 November, NHS Ayrshire and Arran advised that Cumbrae residents would receive their booster vaccine on Saturday 27 November in Millport. There was no indication that only folk aged 70 and over would be included. However, it now transpires that islanders under 70, many of whom have disabilities, are expected to travel by bus or car to catch a ferry and then traverse Largs—possibly in...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Cunninghame North

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented Glasgow

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