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.
Good morning, colleagues. We meet today in unplanned, unexpected and rather sad circumstances to debate a motion of condolence following the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. In a moment, I will ask the First Minister and the party leaders to lead us in their contributions. Before that, I ask you all to stand and join me in one minute’s silence.
I invite the First Minister to speak to and move the motion of condolence.
Good afternoon, colleagues. We will start today’s business with First Minister’s question time, but before we turn to questions I invite the First Minister to update the Parliament on the latest situation with the Covid pandemic.
Former Labour MSP for West Scotland
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Eastwood
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