Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs

voted moderately for the policy

Shift Powers from MPs in the Commons to Ministers

by scoring 63.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectNick HerbertPolicy vote
Commons9 Feb 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Timetable minorityMajority
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "19" — Ministers to act reasonably absentMajority
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "21" — Law Commission recommendations "without changes" absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "2" — Report on Operation of Act minorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "5" — Laying a rejected order minorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "14" — Veto by specified number of MPs absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "15" — Sub-delegated legislative functions minorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 14 — Negative Resolution Procedure minorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectNick HerbertPolicy vote
Commons15 Nov 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 25 — Amendment of Retained European Union Law absentMajority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 17 — Withdrawal Agreement Payment to the European Union — Approval by MPs Majorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 80 — Transparency of the Financial Settlement — Approval by MPs Majorityminority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Retention of Laws Required by the UK's Membership of the Single Market MajorityMajority
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Power for Ministers to Amend Devolution Arrangements for Scotland and Wales MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons12 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Rights and Protections MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Parliamentary Approval for Terms of the UK's Withdrawal from the EU minorityminority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement — Power for Ministers to Modify the Act MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Scrutiny Committee MajorityMajority
Commons13 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 8 — International Obligations — Rights and Protections MajorityMajority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Interpretation — Moment of Withdrawal Majorityminority
Commons20 Dec 2017European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Power for Ministers to Create New Criminal Offences Carrying Custodial Sentences of up to Two Years MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons9 Jan 2018Trade Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 1 — Restriction of Ministers' Powers MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 11 — Rescinding of Notification of Withdrawal if no House of Commons Resolution Approving Either a Withdrawal Agreement or Withdrawal Without Agreement MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Powers for Ministers to Correct Deficiencies in EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Majorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Jan 2018European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 14 — Allow Ministers to Change Date of Withdrawal Majorityminority (strong)
Commons23 Jan 2018Nuclear Safeguards Bill — Clause 2 — Power for Ministers to Amend Legislation Relating to Nuclear Safeguards MajorityMajority
Commons6 Feb 2018Space Industry Bill — Clause 68 — Regulations — Role of MPs in Parliament — Reports — Consultation MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 May 2018Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill — Clause 48 — Powers for Ministers to Amend or Revoke Acts of Parliament MajorityMajority (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 policy10500500
MP voted against policy50250
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy66060
MP voted against policy6060
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*336
Total:588926

*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
 = 
588
926
 = 63.5 %.


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