Kenneth Macintosh

Labour MSP for West Scotland

@KenMacintoshMSP

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: Time for Reflection 2 Mar 2021

    Good afternoon. I welcome members to the chamber. As usual on a Tuesday, we begin with time for reflection. Our time for reflection leaders today are Mia Fallon and Nathaniel Sweeney, who are the living on £2 campaign project representatives from St Aidan’s high school in Wishaw. I will hand over to Mia and Nathaniel.
  • Scottish Parliament: Business Motion 2 Mar 2021

    We move on to the next item of business, which is consideration of business motion S5M-24273, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to today’s business. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business on Tuesday 2 March 2021— delete 6.05 pm Decision Time and insert 5.30 pm Decision Time)—[...
  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 2 Mar 2021

    The next item of business is a statement by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on Covid-19. As always, the First Minister will take questions following her statement.

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Labour MSP for West Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented Eastwood

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