Peter Bone MP, Wellingborough

voted ambiguously on the policy

Smoking ban - In favour

by scoring 52.8% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPeter BonePolicy vote
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration MajorityMajority
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs MajorityMajority
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments minorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectPeter BonePolicy vote
Commons13 Oct 2010Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill tellayeMajority (strong)
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present absentMajority (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 policy1050
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22020
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:95180

*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
 = 
95
180
 = 52.8 %.


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