Tim Boswell MP, Daventry

voted strongly against the policy

European Union - For

by scoring 14.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectTim BoswellPolicy vote
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected minorityMajority
Commons26 Oct 2006European Union — A Citizens' Agenda minorityMajority
Commons29 Nov 2006European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme minorityMajority
Commons19 Nov 2007European Communities (Finance) Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2007European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties minorityMajority
Commons21 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Amendment to proposed Commons timetable for debate — rejected minorityMajority
Commons28 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Commons timetable for debate minorityMajority
Commons29 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in terms of justice and home affairs — rejected minorityMajority
Commons29 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Court of Justice's regulations on police and justice matters — rejected minorityMajority
Commons29 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union's measures on judicial cooperation in criminal matters — rejected minorityMajority
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected minorityMajority
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy minorityMajority
Commons30 Jan 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected minorityMajority
Commons5 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights — rejected minorityMajority
Commons5 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights minorityMajority
Commons5 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected minorityMajority
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market — rejected minorityMajority
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market minorityMajority
Commons6 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected minorityMajority
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs — rejected minorityMajority
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs minorityMajority
Commons20 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected minorityMajority
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development — rejected minorityMajority
Commons25 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development minorityMajority
Commons26 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions — rejected minorityMajority
Commons26 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions minorityMajority
Commons26 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union from regulating the conservation of marine biological resources — rejected minorityMajority
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected minorityMajority
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change minorityMajority
Commons27 Feb 2008Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law minorityMajority (strong)
Commons3 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty absentMajority (strong)
Commons3 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament absentMajority (strong)
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected minorityMajority
Commons4 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill minorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected minorityMajority
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill minorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected absentMajority
Commons11 Mar 2008Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Mar 2009Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected minorityminority
Commons11 Mar 2009Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks absentMajority (strong)
Commons17 Mar 2009Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers minorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectLord Boswell of AynhoPolicy vote
Lords8 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Report (1st Day) — Clause 2 — Treaties amending or replacing TEU or TFEU Majorityminority
Lords13 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Requirement for Referendum on Decisions Under Existing Treaties — Joining Euro — Border Controls — EU Prosecutor's Office noaye (strong)
Lords13 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Requirement of Referendum Prior to the UK Adopting the Euro MajorityMajority (strong)
Lords15 Jun 2011European Union Bill — Expiry of Provisions Requiring Referendum Before Tranfering UK Powers to the EU minorityMajority (strong)
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Minister Empowered to Determine Referendum on Increased EU Powers and Competences Not Required Majorityminority
Lords13 Jul 2011European Union Bill — Suspension of Requirement for Referendum on Certain EU Decisions Majorityminority
HouseDateSubjectLord Boswell of AynhoPolicy 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 policy15050
MP voted against policy80400
MP absent375150
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy340340
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:136952

*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
 = 
136
952
 = 14.3 %.


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