Baroness Evans of Bowes Park

Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal

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.

Recent appearances

  • Stop and Search - Question 3 Mar 2021

    Could the noble Lord please ask a question?
  • Pandemics and Environmental Degradation - Question 24 Feb 2021

    That question is far too long. Can we hear from the Minister, please?
  • Covid-19: Road Map - Statement 23 Feb 2021

    My noble friend is right and, like the noble Lord and the noble Baroness, I pay tribute to everybody involved in this fantastic effort. As my noble friend will know, more than 17.7 million people across the UK have had their first dose. Our target remains to offer the first nine priority groups, including everyone over 50, a vaccination by 15 April and all adults over the age of 18 a...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2014

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Lords Commission (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (since 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 18 Jul 2016)
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 5 Nov 2019)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (14 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)

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