Lord Lexden

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

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

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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

  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion A 26 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I support the amendment proposed by the noble Lord, Lord Woolley of Woodford. Like him and other noble Lords on all sides of the House, I deeply regret that the amendment cannot be moved by the noble Lord, Lord Shutt of Greetland, who so effectively made the case for action to get more young people on the electoral registers just a few weeks ago on Report. Lord Shutt of Greetland...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 68A 25 Nov 2020

    My Lords, we now come to Amendment 69. I remind noble Lords that Members other than the mover and the Minister may speak only once and that short questions of elucidation are discouraged. Anyone wishing to press an amendment to a Division should make that clear in debate. Clause 44: Regulation of distortive or harmful subsidies
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 68A 25 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I now call the noble Lord, Lord Flight.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 10 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (9 Sep 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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