Paul Scully MP, Sutton and Cheam

voted strongly against the policy

More restrictive planning laws

by scoring 11.9% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPaul ScullyPolicy vote
Commons30 Sep 2020Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development and Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Majorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Sep 2020The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020 Majorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Sep 2020The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2020 Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 May 2021Environment Bill — Clause 95 — General Duty to Conserve and Enhance Biodiversity Majorityminority
Commons14 Jul 2021Planning and Local Representation 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 policy000
MP voted against policy30150
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:25210

*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
 = 
25
210
 = 11.9 %.


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