Richard Burgon MP, Leeds East

voted moderately against the policy

Free Market Within United Kingdom

by scoring 24.7% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectRichard BurgonPolicy vote
Commons8 Jan 2020European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 55 — Northern Ireland’s Place in the UK Internal Market minorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons14 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Second Reading — Free Movement of Goods and Professionals Within the UK minorityMajority (strong)
Commons14 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (Money) absentMajority
Commons21 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clause 40 — Goods Moving From Great Britian to Northern Ireland — Northern Ireland Assembly Veto on Requirements — Charges absentminority (strong)
Commons21 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clause 45 and Clause 50 — Northern Ireland Trade — Permit Breaches of Domestic Law and International Agreements minorityMajority (strong)
Commons29 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — New Clause 7 — Trade Between Northern Ireland and Great Britain minorityminority (strong)
Commons29 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clause 45 — Regulations on Northern Ireland Trade and State Aid — Compliance with Domestic and International Law minorityMajority
Commons29 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Decline Third Reading — Free Movement of Goods and Professionals Within the UK minorityMajority (strong)
Commons29 Sep 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Third Reading — Free Movement of Goods and Professionals Within the UK minorityMajority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — After Clause 1 — Common Frameworks Process minorityMajority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clause 10 — Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Public Interest Derogations minorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Dec 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Common Frameworks Process — Market Access Principles minorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Dec 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Exemptions from Free Internal Market Laws — Consultation with Devolved Administrations minorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Dec 2020United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Exclusions from Market Access Principles minorityMajority (strong)
Commons19 Jan 2021Trade Bill — After Clause 2 — Northern Ireland: Non-Discrimination in Goods and Services minorityminority (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 policy100500
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:176712

*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
 = 
176
712
 = 24.7 %.


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