David Taylor MP, North West Leicestershire

voted ambiguously on the policy

Control Orders

by scoring 56.4% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMr David TaylorPolicy vote
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment bothMajority
Commons23 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority
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 minorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — New Clause 6 — Court of Terrorism Control absentMajority
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Clauses 1 to 13 MajorityMajority
Commons28 Feb 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Third Reading bothMajority (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 minorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of New Lords' Clause — Duration of Control Orders minorityMajority
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 bothMajority (strong)
Commons9 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Rejection of Lords' Amendment — Human Rights Obligations minorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendments — Application to a Court minorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review bothMajority
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 minorityMajority
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 bothMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Privy Council Review MajorityMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Insisted Amendment — Courts and Control Orders bothMajority
Commons10 Mar 2005Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause MajorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectDavid TaylorPolicy vote
Commons22 Feb 2007Control Orders — Annual renewal 2007 absentMajority
Commons21 Feb 2008Control orders — Annual renewal 2008 MajorityMajority
Commons3 Mar 2009Control Orders — Annual renewal 2009 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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy20100
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11110110
MP voted against policy5050
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*6612
Total:266472

*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
 = 
266
472
 = 56.4 %.


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