Christina McKelvie

Scottish National Party MSP for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse


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: Oaths and Affirmations 13 May 2021

    made a solemn affirmation.
  • Scottish Parliament: Domestic Abuse 26 Jan 2021

    It is deeply concerning that referrals to services have increased during the pandemic. It is important to stress that lockdown restrictions do not prevent a person and their family from leaving their home if they are escaping domestic abuse and that Police Scotland continues to prioritise domestic abuse cases. We encourage anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse to get in touch and get the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Domestic Abuse 26 Jan 2021

    Yes. I urge anyone who suspects that a child might be at risk of harm to contact their local authority social work department or to contact the police on 101, or on 999 if they think that the child is in immediate danger. It is important to make the point that the person does not need to be sure that the child or young person has been harmed; it is okay to report a suspicion. The NSPCC...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — 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.