Christopher Fraser MP, South West Norfolk

voted strongly for the policy

Schools - Greater Autonomy

by scoring 88.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectChristopher FraserPolicy vote
Commons11 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — Exemption from strict class size limits — rejected absentminority
Commons11 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — Grant Maintained Schools (Parental Ballot) — rejected absentminority
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected absentMajority
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools absentminority
Commons24 Mar 1998School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading absentminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectChristopher FraserPolicy vote
Commons15 Mar 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Duty to encourage schools to become foundation schools — rejected minorityminority (strong)
Commons23 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Acceptance of school rules a condition of admission — rejected minorityminority
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected MajorityMajority
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected MajorityMajority
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected minorityminority
Commons24 May 2006Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)

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 policy3150150
MP voted against policy000
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy44040
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*448
Total:219248

*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
 = 
219
248
 = 88.3 %.


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