Natalie Don

Scottish National Party MSP for Renfrewshire North and West

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences 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: Budget 2023-24 (Committees’ Pre-budget Scrutiny) 26 Jan 2023

    I welcome the opportunity to speak on behalf of the Social Justice and Social Security Committee in the Finance and Public Administration Committee debate on the Scottish budget. During this budget cycle, we have been acutely aware of the challenging economic circumstances in which the Scottish Government has prepared its budget. Notwithstanding that, the committee has been keen to ensure...
  • Scottish Parliament: Protection of Workers 19 Jan 2023

    Research from the work foundation at Lancaster University has found that, unless it is delayed or amended, the UK Government’s Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill “will put the rights and protection of more than 8.6 million UK workers at risk”, with women accounting for around 6 million of those who will be most affected. Can the First Minister advise what assessment the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 Recovery Strategy (Inflation) 18 Jan 2023

    4. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact that rising inflation could have on its ability to deliver on the priority outcomes set out in the Covid recovery strategy. (S6O-01775)

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Scottish National Party MSP for Renfrewshire North and West

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

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