Paul Scully MP, Sutton and Cheam

voted ambiguously on the policy

Easier access to abortion

by scoring 56.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPaul ScullyPolicy vote
Commons13 Mar 2017Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) Bill — First Reading — Decriminalisation of Abortion absentMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPaul ScullyPolicy vote
Commons23 Oct 2018Abortion Bill absentMajority (strong)
Commons9 Jul 2019Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 10 — International Obligations — Abortion — Sexual and Reproductive Health absentMajority (strong)
Commons18 Jul 2019Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Lords Amendments — Abortion — Marriage and Civil Partnerships — Transparency etc. absentMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPaul ScullyPolicy vote
Commons17 Jun 2020Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 absentMajority (strong)
Commons24 Jun 2020Demonstrations (Abortion Clinics) Bill — Leave to Bring In absentMajority (strong)
Commons27 Apr 2021Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons30 Mar 2022Health and Care Bill — After Clause 148 — Permitted Locations for Abortion Treatment 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 policy000
MP absent7175350
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:225400

*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
 = 
225
400
 = 56.3 %.


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