George Freeman MP, Mid Norfolk

voted moderately against the policy

Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases

by scoring 25.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectGeorge FreemanPolicy vote
Commons9 Jan 2013Opposition Day — Pub Companies — Require Free-of-Tie Option for Tenants Majorityminority (strong)
Commons21 Jan 2014Opposition Day — Pub Companies Majorityminority (strong)
Commons18 Nov 2014Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — New Clause 2 — Pubs Code: Market Rent Only Option for Tenants of Large Pub-Owning Businesses minorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectGeorge FreemanPolicy vote
Commons2 Feb 2016Enterprise Bill — Small Business Commissioner — Apprenticeships — Insurance Payment — Green Investment Bank Status — Pubs 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 policy15050
MP voted against policy30150
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:50200

*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
 = 
50
200
 = 25.0 %.


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