Chris Clarkson MP, Heywood and Middleton

voted strongly for the policy

Authorised Criminal Conduct by Undercover Sources

by scoring 100.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectChris ClarksonPolicy vote
Commons5 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of Criminal Conduct MajorityMajority
Commons15 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of Criminal Conduct MajorityMajority
Commons15 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 2 — Relevant Authorities MajorityMajority
Commons15 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — New Clause 4 — Trade Unions MajorityMajority
Commons15 Oct 2020Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons27 Jan 2021Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of Criminal Conduct MajorityMajority
Commons27 Jan 2021Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of Criminal Conduct — Exclusions MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons27 Jan 2021Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of Criminal Conduct — Children and Vulnerable Sources 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 policy4200200
MP voted against policy000
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy55050
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:250250

*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
 = 
250
250
 = 100.0 %.


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