James Heappey MP, Wells

voted moderately against the policy

Further devolution to Wales

by scoring 29.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectJames HeappeyPolicy vote
Commons5 Jul 2016Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Majorityminority
Commons11 Jul 2016Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly absentminority (strong)
Commons11 Jul 2016Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — New Schedule 7A to the Government of Wales Act 2006 absentminority (strong)
Commons11 Jul 2016Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax absentminority (strong)
Commons12 Sep 2016Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Jurisdictions for England and Wales absentminority
Commons12 Sep 2016Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales absentminority (strong)
Commons12 Sep 2016Wales Bill — New Clause 6 — Tax on Carriage of Passengers by Air absentminority (strong)
Commons24 Jan 2017Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Majorityminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectJames HeappeyPolicy vote
Commons14 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — Consent of Devolved Legislatures Majorityminority
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Majorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law Majorityminority
Commons4 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law Majorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Scottish and Welsh Ministers to Amend Retained EU Law Majorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations Majorityminority (strong)
Commons16 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Powers of Devolved Administrations to Make Laws Incompatible With EU Law Majorityminority (strong)
Commons12 Jun 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements Majorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 4 — Implementation of International Trade and Government Procurement Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations Majorityminority
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — Clause 1 — Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement — Consent of Welsh and Scottish Ministers Majorityminority
HouseDateSubjectJames HeappeyPolicy vote
Commons20 Jul 2020Trade Bill — Clause 2 — Implementation of International Trade Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations Majorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Sep 2020Fisheries Bill — Decline Second Reading — Sustainable Fishing MajorityMajority

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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy80400
MP absent5125250
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy5050
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:236812

*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
 = 
236
812
 = 29.1 %.


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