Danny Alexander MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

voted ambiguously on the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 54.4% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectDanny AlexanderPolicy vote
Commons8 May 2007Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected minorityminority
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityminority
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Consideration of climate change — rejected minorityminority
Commons9 Jun 2008Climate Change Bill — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected absentminority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected minorityminority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate MajorityMajority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons21 Oct 2009Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected minorityminority
HouseDateSubjectDanny AlexanderPolicy vote
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations absentminority
Commons11 Jun 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons17 Oct 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets absentminority (strong)
Commons17 Oct 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons19 Dec 2012Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage absentMajority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range Majorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants Majorityminority
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Third Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2013Energy Bill — Enabling Carbon Dioxide Emissions Limits to be Applied to Stations Which Fit Pollution Abatement Equipment Majorityminority (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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy20100
MP absent6150300
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy66060
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*224
Total:312574

*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
 = 
312
574
 = 54.4 %.


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