David Gauke MP, South West Hertfordshire

voted strongly against the policy

Rail Fares - Lower

by scoring 0.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectDavid GaukePolicy vote
Commons11 Jan 2012Opposition Day — Rail and Bus Fares Majorityminority (strong)
Commons16 May 2012Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Majorityminority (strong)
Commons5 Sep 2012Opposition Day — Rail Fares Majorityminority (strong)
Commons9 Jan 2013Opposition Day — Rising Cost of Transport — Cap on Rail Fare Increases Majorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Sep 2013Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Majorityminority

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 policy40200
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:0210

*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
 = 
0
210
 = 0.0 %.


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