Priti Patel MP, Witham

voted strongly against the policy

For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU

by scoring 9.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons15 Jun 2016European Union Membership absentMajority (strong)
Commons14 Sep 2016UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union absentMajority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Majorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Majorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 26 — Agreement of Representatives of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Administrations Majorityminority
Commons7 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving Majorityminority
Commons7 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU Majorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 2 — Undertakings Prior to Giving Notice of the UK's Intention to Leave the EU Majorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part Majorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 192 — Nuclear Collaboration — Euratom Majorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading Majorityminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons11 Sep 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons11 Sep 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading Majorityminority (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 policy000
MP voted against policy80400
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy5050
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:50550

*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
550
 = 9.1 %.


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