Richard Burgon MP, Leeds East

voted ambiguously on the policy

Employment rights

by scoring 59.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectRichard BurgonPolicy vote
Commons27 Feb 2019Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 minorityMajority
Commons27 Feb 2019Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 minorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectRichard BurgonPolicy vote
Commons8 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 2 — Protecting Workers’ Rights minorityminority (strong)
Commons20 Jan 2020Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy and Jobs minorityminority
Commons19 Jan 2021Trade Bill — After Clause 2 — Standards Affected by International Trade Agreements minorityminority
Commons25 Jan 2021Employment Rights: Government Plans — Fire and Re-Hire MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons9 Feb 2021Trade Bill — International Trade Agreements and Treaties minorityMajority (strong)
Commons21 Mar 2022P&O Ferries and Employment Rights MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons18 May 2022Programme for Government — Workers' Rights — Cost of Living — Climate — Benefits — Windfall Tax — Devolution — Human Rights absentminority (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 policy3150150
MP voted against policy20100
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22020
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:195330

*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
 = 
195
330
 = 59.1 %.


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