David Miliband MP, South Shields

voted strongly for the policy

Control Orders

by scoring 99.8% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMr David MilibandPolicy vote
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment MajorityMajority
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Committee of the whole House MajorityMajority
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Amendment to Clause 1 — Power to make control orders MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — New Clause 6 — Court of Terrorism Control MajorityMajority
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Clauses 1 to 13 MajorityMajority
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Lords' Amendments MajorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders MajorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment to Clause 3 — Balance of Probability MajorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Duration of Control Orders MajorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Review by Privy Council MajorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Amendment — Sunset Clause MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment — Human Rights Obligations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Human Rights Obligations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Conrol Orders MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Again — Courts and Control Orders MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Control Orders MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause MajorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectDavid MilibandPolicy vote
Commons22 Feb 2007Control Orders — Annual renewal 2007 MajorityMajority
Commons21 Feb 2008Control orders — Annual renewal 2008 absentMajority
Commons3 Mar 2009Control Orders — Annual renewal 2009 MajorityMajority
Commons1 Mar 2010Control Orders — Annual Renewal 2010 MajorityMajority

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 policy6300300
MP voted against policy000
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22220220
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:521522

*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
 = 
521
522
 = 99.8 %.


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