Lindsay Hoyle MP, Chorley

voted moderately for the policy

Promote Occupational Pensions

by scoring 76.8% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMr Lindsay HoylePolicy vote
Commons2 Mar 2004Pensions Bill MajorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectLindsay HoylePolicy vote
Commons8 Mar 2010Delegated Legislation — Pensions — Automatic Enrolment Regulations MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectLindsay HoylePolicy vote
Commons28 Jun 2010Emergency Budget — Pensions absentMajority (strong)
Commons20 Jun 2011Pensions Bill 2010/11 — Second Reading absentMajority

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 policy15050
MP voted against policy000
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:86112

*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
 = 
86
112
 = 76.8 %.


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