Baroness Boycott

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

  • Vauxhall at Ellesmere Port and Battery Manufacturing Strategy - Commons Urgent Question 2 Mar 2021

    My Lords, like everyone, I welcome the introduction of full electric vehicles, but the Secretary of State said: “We want to see a circular economy for electric vehicles.”—[Official Report, Commons, 1/3/21; col 33.] However, he also said, “If we attain that”. Can the Minister give us an assurance that the Government are looking into how this can be achieved? A recent report by the...
  • Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review - Question 4 Feb 2021

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review, published on 2 February.
  • Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review - Question 4 Feb 2021

    My Lords, I thank the Minister very much for her reply. I am very glad to hear that the Government welcome this extremely important review, which looks at the loss of biodiversity through an economic lens. But if we are indeed to act on this report, have the Government assessed what mechanisms can be put in place to ensure that the principles of the report are adhered to? For example, will...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 July 2018

Currently held offices

  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

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