Lord Stirrup

voted ambiguously on the policy

European Union - For

by scoring 50.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectLord StirrupPolicy vote
Lords8 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Report (1st Day) — Clause 2 — Treaties amending or replacing TEU or TFEU absentminority
Lords13 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Requirement for Referendum on Decisions Under Existing Treaties — Joining Euro — Border Controls — EU Prosecutor's Office absentMajority (strong)
Lords13 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Requirement of Referendum Prior to the UK Adopting the Euro absentminority (strong)
Lords15 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Expiry of Provisions Requiring Referendum Before Tranfering UK Powers to the EU absentMajority (strong)
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Minister Empowered to Determine Referendum on Increased EU Powers and Competences Not Required minorityminority
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Suspension of Requirement for Referendum on Certain EU Decisions Majorityminority

How the number is calculated

The MP's votes count towards a weighted average where the most important votes get 50 points, less important votes get 10 points, and less important votes for which the MP was absent get 2 points. In important votes the MP gets awarded the full 50 points for voting the same as the policy, no points for voting against the policy, and 25 points for not voting. In less important votes, the MP gets 10 points for voting with the policy, no points for voting against, and 1 (out of 2) if absent.

Questions about this formula can be discussed on the forum.

No of votesPointsOut of
Most important votes (50 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
MP absent375150
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:86172

*Pressure of other work means MPs or Lords are not always available to vote – it does not always indicate they have abstained. Therefore, being absent on a less important vote makes a disproportionatly small difference.

agreement score
MP's points
total points
 = 
86
172
 = 50.0 %.


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