Baroness Scott of Bybrook

Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

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

  • Covid-19: One Year Report - Motion to Take Note 25 Mar 2021

    My Lords, there is a five-minute time limit.
  • Covid-19: One Year Report - Motion to Take Note 25 Mar 2021

    My Lords, there is a five-minute time limit.
  • Youth Justice System - Question 23 Mar 2021

    My Lords, the courts are working to prioritise trials involving youth defendants, particularly when they involve a child who is about to turn 18. When a child turns 18 after an offence is committed but before they appear in court, they must be tried as an adult. However, guidelines state that in these cases courts should use as a starting point a sentence that would have been given at the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 November 2015

Currently held offices

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (3 Oct 2019 to 4 Mar 2020)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 23 Oct 2017)

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