All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.
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.
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.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for the vaccine booster rollout, in particular for those designated as clinically extremely vulnerable.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to introduce a COVID Pass Service for British citizens who have been vaccinated abroad.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to work with (1) the Northern Ireland Executive, (2) the Scottish Government, and (3) the Welsh Government, to ensure cooperation between the COVID Pass Services in each constituent part of the UK; and in particular to coordinate arrangements for people who have had one dose of the vaccine in one constituent part of the UK and the...
DUP Peer, Former Speaker, and MLA for Foyle
Entered the House of Lords on 13 January 2015
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 13 October 2014 — retired
Party was DUP until 8 May 2007; Speaker until 13 Oct 2014
Also represented Foyle