Kirsten Oswald MP, East Renfrewshire

voted strongly for the policy

European Union Integration - For

by scoring 87.6% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectKirsten OswaldPolicy vote
Commons14 Dec 2015European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection minorityminority (strong)
Commons24 Feb 2016Draft Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Tachographs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 — Digital Tachographs — Remote Access — Satellite Positioning minorityMajority
Commons9 Mar 2016Proposed European Union Directive on Measures to Combat Terrorism minorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Mar 2016Energy Bill — New Clause 10 — United Kingdom Carbon Account — Consideration of Emissions Traded via European Union Emissions Trading Scheme minorityMajority (strong)
Commons23 Mar 2016Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission minorityMajority
Commons15 Jun 2016European Union Membership MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons6 Jul 2016EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain absentMajority (strong)
Commons14 Sep 2016UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union absentMajority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union minorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2016The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union minorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 26 — Agreement of Representatives of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Administrations minorityminority
Commons7 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving minorityminority
Commons7 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU minorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 2 — Undertakings Prior to Giving Notice of the UK's Intention to Leave the EU minorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Northern Ireland minorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part minorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 57 — Protection of EU Citizens' UK Residence Rights minorityminority
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 192 — Nuclear Collaboration — Euratom minorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Mar 2017European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — EU Derived Rights and Potential to Aquire Residency Rights for EU and EEA Citizens minorityminority (strong)
Commons19 Apr 2017Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission minorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectKirsten OswaldPolicy vote
Commons8 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 10 — Implementation Period Negotiating Objectives: Erasmus+ minorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 29 — Close Alignment with EU Single Market — Participation in EU Projects — Rights and Protections minorityminority (strong)
Commons20 Jan 2020Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Leaving the European Union minorityminority
Commons18 May 2020Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2020Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Jul 2020Extension of the Transition Period Following the UK Leaving the EU minorityminority (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 policy16800800
MP voted against policy1050
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy77070
MP voted against policy3030
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:9201050

*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
 = 
920
1050
 = 87.6 %.


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