Afzal Khan MP, Manchester, Gorton

voted strongly for the policy

Openness and Transparency - In Favour

by scoring 89.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectAfzal KhanPolicy vote
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 80 — Transparency of the Financial Settlement — Approval by MPs minorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 6 — Publication of Legal Advice on Varying Notification of Withdrawal from the EU minorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Mar 2018Draft Transparency of Donations and Loans etc. (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2018 minorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 May 2018Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill — New Clause 8 — Public Register of Beneficial Owners of Overseas Entities minorityminority (strong)
Commons1 May 2018Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill — New Clause 13 — Requirement for Companies House and Others to Identify Beneficial Ownwers of Companies on Formation minorityminority (strong)
Commons2 May 2018Lawful Immigration from Commonwealth Countries Prior to 1973 — Windrush — Provision of Papers minorityminority (strong)
Commons16 May 2018Publication of Papers relating to the Government's Preferred Customs Arrangements on Withdrawal From the European Union minorityminority (strong)
Commons23 May 2018NHS Reforms — Provision of Papers to Health and Social Care Committee minorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 3 — Free Trade Agreements: Parliamentary Scrutiny and Consent minorityminority (strong)
Commons19 Jul 2018Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards — Publication of Information About Matters Under Investigation absentminority (strong)
Commons17 Oct 2018Universal Credit — Briefing Papers and Analysis minorityminority (strong)
Commons28 Nov 2018Offensive Weapons Bill — New Clause 6 — Report on the Causes Behind Youth Violence With Offensive Weapons minorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2018Contempt — Publication of Legal Advice on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2018Contempt — Publication of Legal Advice on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement MajorityMajority (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 policy12600600
MP voted against policy1050
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:625700

*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
 = 
625
700
 = 89.3 %.


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