Priti Patel MP, Witham

voted strongly for the policy

HS2 - In Favour

by scoring 100.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons31 Oct 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons23 Mar 2016High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
no votes listed

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 policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:300300

*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
 = 
300
300
 = 100.0 %.


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