Robert Flello MP, Stoke-on-Trent South

voted ambiguously on the policy

Homosexuality - Equal rights

by scoring 44.6% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectRobert FlelloPolicy vote
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected absentMajority
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected absentMajority
HouseDateSubjectRobert FlelloPolicy vote
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) MajorityMajority
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) MajorityMajority
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings absentMajority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK absentMajority
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom 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 policy20100
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22020
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*336
Total:123276

*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
 = 
123
276
 = 44.6 %.


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