Lord Dobbs

Conservative 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.

We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.

A selection of Lord Dobbs's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Covid-19: Vaccines and Medical Equipment - Question 25 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I congratulate AstraZeneca and Oxford University on their triumph in developing this vaccine. I hope that my noble friend agrees that without the exceptional input from the private sector, this game-changing treatment simply could not have been developed. What plans do the Government have to cope with the anti-vaxxers? Some of them will simply be individuals exercising their right...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination 20 Oct 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to offer a COVID-19 vaccination to the entire population if such a vaccine is developed.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Coronavirus 19 Oct 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of passengers arriving at UK airports are required to present a Passenger Locator Form; and how many of those required to present such a Form have subsequently been found to be suffering from COVID-19.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 December 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (22 Oct 2019 to 29 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 15 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 10 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)

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