The 2018 Trans-Tasman Ratings

Despite having ceased publishing, Trans-Tasman has still put out their annual ratings of the 120 MPs. I don’t know who actually wrote these, but as I covered previous ones, will cover this one.

Top MPs

  1. Jacinda Ardern 9.0 (+0.5)
  2. David Parker 8.5 (+0.5), Todd Muller 8.5 (+2.5), James Shaw 8.5 (+2.5)
  3. Trevor Mallard 8.0 (+1.0), Damien O’Connor 8.0 (+2.0), Winston Peters 8.0 (+2.0), Anne Tolley 8.0 (+1.0)
  4. Amy Adams 7.5 (nc), Judith Collins 7.5 (+1.0), Shane Jones 7.5 (+2.5), Andrew Little 7.5 (+0.5), Grant Robertson 7.5 (+0.5), Eugenie Sage 7.5 (+2.5), Chloe Swarbrick 7.5)

Bottom MPs

  1. Jami-Lee Ross 1.0 (-4.0)
  2. Clare Curran 2.0 (-2.0), Meka Whaitiri 2.0 (-2.0)
  3. Jian Yang 3.0 (+1.0), Jenny Salesa 3.0 (-1.0)
  4. Iain Lees-Galloway 3.5 (-1.5), Sarah Dowie 3.5 (-0.5), Maggie Barry 3.5 (-1.0)

Top Labour MPs

  1. Jacinda Ardern 9.0 (+0.5)
  2. David Parker 8.5 (+0.5)
  3. Trevor Mallard 8.0 (+1.0), Damien O’Connor 8.0 (+2.0)
  4. Andrew Little 7.5 (+0.5), Grant Robertson 7.5 (+0.5)
  5. Kris Faafoi 7.0 (+3.0), Carmel Sepuloni 7.0 (+3.0), Megan Woods 7.0 (+1.5)

Top Third Party MPs

  1. James Shaw 8.5 (+2.0)
  2. Winston Peters 8.0 (+2.0)
  3. Shane Jones 7.5 (+2.5), Eugenie Sage 7.5 (+2.5), Chloe Swarbrick 7.5
  4. Gareth Hughes 7.0 (+3.0),

Biggest Increases

  1. Kanwalkit Bakshi, Kris Faafoi, Gareth Hughes, Melissa Lee, Carmel Sepuloni, Rino Tirikatene, Louisa Wall, Poto Williams +3.0
  2. Shane Jones, Todd Muller, Adrian Rurawhe, Eugenie Sage, James Shaw +2.5

Biggest Decreases

  1. Jami-Lee Ross -4.0
  2. Chris Finlayson -3.5
  3. Meka Whaititi, Clare Curran -2.0

Group Ratings

  1. Ministers 6.3 (+0.9)
  2. Cabinet 6.3 (+5.6)
  3. National frontbench 6.7 (-0.1)
  4. Labour frontbench 6.7 (+0.5)
  5. Labour backbench 4.9 (+1.6)
  6. National backbench 5.1

Overall 60 MPs got a higher score, 12 MPs stayed the same and 14 MPs got a lower score.

A reminder these are the opinions of the author/s at Trans-Tasman, not mine.

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