Edward Timpson MP, Crewe and Nantwich

voted moderately for the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 60.7% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectEdward TimpsonPolicy vote
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change minorityminority
Commons9 Jun 2008Climate Change Bill — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected minorityminority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected absentminority
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
HouseDateSubjectEdward TimpsonPolicy vote
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Majorityminority
Commons11 Jun 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons17 Oct 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets Majorityminority (strong)
Commons17 Oct 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons19 Dec 2012Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage MajorityMajority (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 MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2013Energy Bill — Enabling Carbon Dioxide Emissions Limits to be Applied to Stations Which Fit Pollution Abatement Equipment absentminority (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 policy5250250
MP voted against policy30150
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy44040
MP voted against policy2020
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:341562

*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
 = 
341
562
 = 60.7 %.


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