For the past two weeks, Parliament has been far quieter.
This is because MPs have, for the first time ever, been allowed to attend debates and cast votes remotely.
After Boris Johnson and his frontbench discovered that being a high ranking politician actually offered little in the way of protection from coronavirus, new measures were brought in to ensure MPs could follow social distancing guidance while at work.
These included being able to virtually attend sessions in the House of Commons and cast votes.
Others have pointed out the remote parliament actually offers an opportunity for gender equality.
Writing forPolitics Home, Helen Pankhurst explained that the virtual parliament helps overcome barriers like long, unpredictable hours and lengthy periods away from home, which do not sit well with domestic responsibilities women MPs often have to juggle.
There were also salient points made about the work ethic of Smith’s own party leader.
@HenrySmithUK Lazy LEFT? Your boss missed Cobra meetings and went on holiday at the outset of a pandemic....