John Cryer MP, Hornchurch

voted ambiguously on the policy

Asylum System - More strict

by scoring 46.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectJohn CryerPolicy vote
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded absentMajority
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow earlier rights of appeal — rejected absentMajority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances absentMajority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected absentMajority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Third Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children absentMajority
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim absentMajority
Commons17 Mar 2003Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003 MajorityMajority
Commons16 Jul 2003Asylum (Designated States) (No. 2) Order 2003 absentMajority
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected absentMajority (strong)
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected MajorityMajority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected MajorityMajority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected minorityMajority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected MajorityMajority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectJohn CryerPolicy vote
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working minorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies minorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants minorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom minorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigation Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority
Commons25 Apr 2016Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months absentMajority (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 policy15050
MP voted against policy1050
MP absent4100200
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy44040
MP voted against policy7070
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*7714
Total:197424

*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
 = 
197
424
 = 46.5 %.


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