Jonathan Edwards MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

voted moderately for the policy

Further devolution to Northern Ireland

by scoring 72.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectJonathan EdwardsPolicy vote
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)
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 minorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements minorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Jul 2018Trade Bill — New Clause 4 — Implementation of International Trade and Government Procurement Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations 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 policy5250250
MP voted against policy20100
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:261362

*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
 = 
261
362
 = 72.1 %.


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