Kenneth Macintosh

Labour MSP for West Scotland


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: Crown Office (Correspondence) 24 Feb 2021

    That is a fair question from the member, but I am not entirely sure that it follows the urgent question. I will, however, allow the Lord Advocate to make a brief response to that history lesson.
  • Scottish Parliament: Local Government Funding 24 Feb 2021

    Our next item of business is a Conservative Party debate on motion S5M-24206, in the name of Annie Wells, on fair funding for local government. I encourage all members who wish to participate in the debate to press their request-to-speak buttons.
  • Scottish Parliament: Business Motion 24 Feb 2021

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-24215, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees— (a) the following programme of business— Tuesday 2 March 2021 (Hybrid) 2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions...

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