The Duke of Wellington

Crossbench 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

  • Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 59 13 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I know that we are all anxious to move on. However, I must first point out quickly to the noble Baroness, Lady Jones of Moulsecoomb, that I certainly do not have a PR machine: I was as surprised as anyone that so many emails were sent to Members of this House. I thank all noble Lords who took part in this debate. I particularly want to thank the Minister here and the Minister in the...
  • Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 60 13 Sep 2021

    I wish to test the opinion of the House. Ayes 184, Noes 147.
  • Environment Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 59 13 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I rise to move Amendments 59 and 60, in my name and those of the noble Baronesses, Lady Altmann and Lady Quin, and the noble Lord, Lord Oates, to whom I am very grateful for their support. These are not glamorous or intellectually stimulating amendments, such as others we debated last week, but their purpose is both high-minded and supported by the public. I cannot resist referring...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 September 2015

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019; Non-affiliated until 2 Sep 2020

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (22 Nov 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)

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