MPs to debate allowing proxy votes for members with babies

Published: 12/09/2018
MPs to debate allowing proxy votes for members with babies
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Harriet Harman-backed plan follows breach of pairing agreement by the Tories MPs are to push forward plans to give new mothers and fathers the right to nominate a party colleague to vote on their behalf in parliament. The Labour MP Harriet Harman said she expected a backbench business debate in October, where MPs could vote on plans for MPs to be able to register a proxy vote when they are absent

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