Stephen Hepburn MP, Jarrow

voted moderately against the policy

Disempower MPs in Parliament

by scoring 32.9% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnPolicy vote
Commons9 Feb 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Timetable MajorityMajority
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "19" — Ministers to act reasonably MajorityMajority
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "21" — Law Commission recommendations "without changes" MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "2" — Report on Operation of Act MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "5" — Laying a rejected order MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "14" — Veto by specified number of MPs MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "15" — Sub-delegated legislative functions MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 14 — Negative Resolution Procedure MajorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectStephen HepburnPolicy vote
Commons15 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 25 — Amendment of Retained European Union Law minorityMajority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 17 — Withdrawal Agreement Payment to the European Union — Approval by MPs minorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 80 — Transparency of the Financial Settlement — Approval by MPs minorityminority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Retention of Laws Required by the UK's Membership of the Single Market absentMajority
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Power for Ministers to Amend Devolution Arrangements for Scotland and Wales minorityMajority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Rights and Protections minorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Parliamentary Approval for Terms of the UK's Withdrawal from the EU Majorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement — Power for Ministers to Modify the Act minorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations minorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Scrutiny Committee minorityMajority
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 8 — International Obligations — Rights and Protections minorityMajority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Interpretation — Moment of Withdrawal minorityminority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Power for Ministers to Create New Criminal Offences Carrying Custodial Sentences of up to Two Years minorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Restriction of Ministers' Powers minorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 11 — Rescinding of Notification of Withdrawal if no House of Commons Resolution Approving Either a Withdrawal Agreement or Withdrawal Without Agreement minorityMajority (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 policy3150150
MP voted against policy90450
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy99090
MP voted against policy4040
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:241732

*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
 = 
241
732
 = 32.9 %.


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