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Proxy voting for new parents will be introduced in the Commons in a one-year trial. New mothers and fathers will be able to nominate another MP as a proxy to vote on their behalf. It comes after Labour MP Tulip Siddiq delayed her Caesarean birth to vote on the Brexit deal. Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said MPs will have the choice to approve the pilot next Monday. I profoundly believe that all new parents should be able to spend uninterrupted time with th...