Chris Ruane MP, Vale of Clwyd

voted ambiguously on the policy

Further devolution to Scotland

by scoring 55.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectChris RuanePolicy vote
Commons27 Jan 2011Scotland Bill — Reject Second Reading — Devolution of Further Powers, Including Tax Raising Powers, to Scotland absentMajority (strong)
Commons7 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 1 — Administration of Elections — Start Counting Within Four Hours of Polls Closing minorityminority
Commons7 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Devolution to Scotland of Powers to Regulate Specially Dangerous Air Weapons Majorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 12 — Return of Certain Insolvency Powers from Scotland to the UK Parliament Majorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 13 — Return Responsibility for Regulating Health Professionals in Scotland to UK Parliament absentminority (strong)
Commons14 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Devolution of Power to Tax Quarrying or Mining to Scottish Parliament absentminority (strong)
Commons14 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Majorityminority
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Majorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 9 — Devolution of Responsibility for Rail Services to the Scottish Parliament minorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers Majorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time Majorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Mar 2011Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content minorityminority (strong)
Commons21 Jun 2011Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits absentminority (strong)
Commons26 Jan 2015Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 2 — Shale Gas Extraction in Scotland — Devolution of Regulation to Scottish Parliament minorityminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectChris RuanePolicy vote
Commons14 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — Consent of Devolved Legislatures absentminority
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal minorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law minorityminority
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law minorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Scottish and Welsh Ministers to Amend Retained EU Law minorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations minorityminority (strong)
Commons16 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations minorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Powers of Devolved Administrations to Make Laws Incompatible With EU Law minorityminority (strong)
Commons12 Jun 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations absentMajority (strong)
Commons16 Jul 2018Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade absentminority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements absentminority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 4 — Implementation of International Trade and Government Procurement Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations minorityminority
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — Clause 1 — Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement — Consent of Welsh and Scottish Ministers absentminority

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 policy8400400
MP voted against policy60300
MP absent7175350
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy33030
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*224
Total:6071094

*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
 = 
607
1094
 = 55.5 %.


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