Priti Patel MP, Witham

voted strongly for the policy

Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce

by scoring 100.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons15 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 25 — Amendment of Retained European Union Law MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Parliamentary Approval for Terms of the UK's Withdrawal from the EU minorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement — Power for Ministers to Modify the Act MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Scrutiny Committee MajorityMajority
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 8 — International Obligations — Rights and Protections MajorityMajority

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 policy4200200
MP voted against policy000
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22020
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:220220

*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
 = 
220
220
 = 100.0 %.


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