Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne

Liberal Democrat Peer

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.

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Recent appearances

  • Aid Spending - Private Notice Question 2 Sep 2020

    I welcome the Minister’s comprehensive replies and have a simple question for her. On the back of my views that the merger will add greatly to UK influence in global leadership, given that public health is central to all our thinking at the moment internationally, can the Minister reassure me that, from now on, we will use our contribution to the World Health Organization, where we are in...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition: Discrimination 5 Jun 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to (1) amend the Equality Act 2010, and (2) introduce new legislation, to ensure that there is a clear legal definition of transgender discrimination.
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition 5 Jun 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the clarity of the language relating to transgender issues in their publications and guidance; and what plans they have to take steps to clarify that language where issues have been identified.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2018 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Chair, Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 22 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (9 Feb 2005 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Employment Committee (21 Mar 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1983 to 1 Jul 1987)

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