Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset

voted moderately against the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 37.8% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectOliver LetwinPolicy vote
Commons10 Mar 2000Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill absentMajority
Commons27 Mar 2000"Table - 20. Climate change levy minorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectOliver LetwinPolicy vote
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected minorityminority
HouseDateSubjectOliver LetwinPolicy vote
Commons8 May 2007Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected absentminority
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected absentminority
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 MajorityMajority (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
HouseDateSubjectOliver LetwinPolicy 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 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 absentMajority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range absentminority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants absentminority
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)
HouseDateSubjectOliver LetwinPolicy vote
Commons14 Jul 2015Summer Budget 2015 Majorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Jul 2015Summer Budget 2015 Resolution 21 — Application of Climate Change Levy to Electricity from Renewable Sources Majorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Sep 2015Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 Oct 2015Finance Bill — Clause 42 — Vehicle Tax — Relation to Carbon Dioxide Emissions — Surcharge for Vehicles Costing Over Forty Thousand Pounds Majorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Mar 2016Energy Bill — New Clause 3 — Carbon Capture and Storage Strategy for the Energy Industry Majorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Mar 2016Energy Bill — New Clause 8 — Setting a Decarbonisation Target Range Majorityminority (strong)
Commons3 May 2016Housing and Planning Bill — New Clause — Permitted Carbon Dixoide Emission Rate for New Homes absentminority (strong)
Commons9 May 2016Housing and Planning Bill — Carbon Dioxide Emission Rate and Energy Performance of New Homes Majorityminority
Commons6 Sep 2016Finance Bill — New Clause 15 — VAT on Installation of Energy Saving Materials 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 policy3150150
MP voted against policy80400
MP absent6150300
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy55050
MP voted against policy3030
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*6612

*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
 = 37.8 %.

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