House of Commons Proceedings During the Pandemic — 16 Jun 2021 at 18:51
The majority of MPs voted to continue arrangements for proxy voting on health grounds, the Speaker limiting the number of MPs present in the House of Commons Chamber, and arrangements for Westminster Hall and select committees to work virtually.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- (1) the Order of 2 June 2020 (Proceedings during the pandemic (No. 2)), as amended on 1 July, 2 September and 22 October 2020 and 25 March, the Order of 4 June 2020 (Virtual participation in proceedings during the pandemic), as amended on 1 July, 2 September, 22 October and 30 December 2020 and 25 March, and the Orders of 23 September 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic), 3 November 2020 (Proxy voting during the pandemic (No. 2)), and 25 February (Sittings in Westminster Hall during the pandemic), as amended on 25 March, shall have effect until 22 July;
- (2) the Order of 24 March 2020 (Select Committees (Participation and Reporting) (Temporary Order)) be amended as follows: leave out paragraph (4) and insert “(4) this Order shall have effect until 22 July 2021.”.
On 23 September 2020 the House of Commons decided to permit proxy voting in relation to absence due to "childbirth or care of an infant or newly adopted child".
-  House of Commons Official Record, 23 September 2020, TheyWorkForYou.com
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||319 (+2 tell)||23 (+2 tell)||0||95.1%|