Michael Moore MP, Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

voted strongly for the policy

Increase Air Passenger Duty

by scoring 83.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMichael MoorePolicy vote
Commons26 Mar 2012Budget Resolutions — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2012 MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Apr 2012Finance Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Apr 2012Finance Bill (carry over) MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons3 Jul 2012Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2013Budget Resolutions — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2013 MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Apr 2013Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons18 Apr 2013Finance Bill — Clause 183 — Air passenger duty: rates of duty from 1 April 2013 absentMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2013Finance Bill — Third Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2014Budget Resolution — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2014 MajorityMajority (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 policy6300300
MP voted against policy000
MP absent375150
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:375450

*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
 = 
375
450
 = 83.3 %.


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