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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.
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We have lots more plain English analysis of the Duke of Norfolk’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit the Duke of Norfolk’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I must start by saying how honoured and humbled I am to be making my maiden speech. I admit to a touch of nervousness, but I cannot tell your Lordships what a relief it is to enter this House today walking forwards not backwards. I, too, am grateful to my noble friend Lord Palmer for introducing this important subject. I must declare an interest, as I farm in West Sussex and own...
Entered the House of Lords on 14 February 2003
Party was Other until 11 Mar 2003; Crossbench until 10 Jun 2012
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