Lord Greenway

voted moderately for the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 66.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectLord GreenwayPolicy vote
Lords3 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvement in Energy Efficiency absentMajority
Lords25 Feb 2008Climate Change Bill — Purpose is 2 degrees MajorityMajority
Lords25 Feb 2008Climate Change Bill — Target for 2050 is 80% — rejected absentminority (strong)
Lords25 Feb 2008Climate Change Bill — Five yearl account absentminority
Lords4 Mar 2008Climate Change Bill — Statement of emissions — responsibility of Prime Minister absentMajority
Lords11 Mar 2008Climate Change Bill — UK domestic effort MajorityMajority
Lords11 Mar 2008Climate Change Bill — Adaptation Sub-Committee absentMajority
Lords18 Mar 2008Climate Change Bill — No report on international impace absentminority
Lords31 Mar 2008Climate Change Bill — Minister to prepare policy — rejected minorityminority
Lords6 Nov 2008Planning Bill — Policy must mitigate and adapt to Climate Change — rejected absentminority

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 policy000
MP voted against policy000
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy33030
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*6612
Total:6192

*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
 = 
61
92
 = 66.3 %.


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