Lord Malloch-Brown

Crossbench Peer

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

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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.

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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

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I recognise that I stand between those noble Lords who are still graciously here and their beds. Several noble Lords have graciously said to me that I have the graveyard slot, so I do not know what I did to the Whips. One noble friend encouraged me not to take this to heart but rather to buck myself up by imagining that I was again delivering a ministerial wind-up speech, so I...
  • Terrorism: Aviation Security — Statement 1 Nov 2010

    My Lords, is there not a tremendous disproportionality between the attention with which an individual passenger's luggage is microscopically examined and what she described as the trusted consigner, whose large packages cannot be examined in anything like the same detail? A second contradiction relates to the long-term interest that we share in the foreign policy of this. We have had many...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Afghanistan 12 Oct 2009

    The Afghan Government increasingly have to contend with the insurgency's ability to promote its extremist ideology. In order to help counter the extremist narrative, the UK is committed to increasing the Afghan Government's ability to communicate their credibility and authority, particularly in the Pashtun Belt. The UK supports the Afghan Government in developing their communications capacity...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 July 2007

Party was Labour until 17 Jun 2012; Other until 2 Dec 2012

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (22 Jan 2008 to 24 Jul 2009)
  • Minister of State (Africa, Asia and the UN), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (13 Jul 2007 to 22 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Minister of State (Africa, Asia and the UN) (28 Jun 2007 to 24 Jul 2009)

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