Priti Patel MP, Witham

voted strongly for the policy

Asylum System - More strict

by scoring 100.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working MajorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies MajorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom MajorityMajority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigation Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority
Commons25 Apr 2016Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectPriti PatelPolicy vote
Commons8 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Clause 37 — Arrangements with EU About Unaccompanied Children Seeking Asylum MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons22 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Clause 37 — Arrangements with EU about Unaccompanied Children Seeking Asylum MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2020Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 29 — Family Reunion and Settlement 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 policy5250250
MP voted against policy000
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy66060
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000

*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
 = 100.0 %.

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