Liz McInnes MP, Heywood and Middleton

voted moderately against the policy

Disempower MPs in Parliament

by scoring 32.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectLiz McInnesPolicy vote
Commons15 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 25 — Amendment of Retained European Union Law minorityMajority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 17 — Withdrawal Agreement Payment to the European Union — Approval by MPs minorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 80 — Transparency of the Financial Settlement — Approval by MPs minorityminority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Retention of Laws Required by the UK's Membership of the Single Market absentMajority
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Power for Ministers to Amend Devolution Arrangements for Scotland and Wales minorityMajority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Rights and Protections minorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Parliamentary Approval for Terms of the UK's Withdrawal from the EU absentminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement — Power for Ministers to Modify the Act absentMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations absentMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Scrutiny Committee absentMajority
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 8 — International Obligations — Rights and Protections absentMajority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Interpretation — Moment of Withdrawal minorityminority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Power for Ministers to Create New Criminal Offences Carrying Custodial Sentences of up to Two Years minorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Restriction of Ministers' Powers minorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 11 — Rescinding of Notification of Withdrawal if no House of Commons Resolution Approving Either a Withdrawal Agreement or Withdrawal Without Agreement minorityMajority (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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy60300
MP absent375150
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy2020
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*336
Total:188586

*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
 = 
188
586
 = 32.1 %.


About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive