Peter Aldous MP, Waveney

voted ambiguously on the policy

Measures to reduce tax avoidance.

by scoring 46.9% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectPeter AldousPolicy vote
Commons25 Mar 2013March 2013 Budget MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Apr 2013Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Jul 2013Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — International Tax Transparency for Multi-National Companies Majorityminority
Commons2 Jul 2013Finance Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons11 Feb 2015Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance Majorityminority
HouseDateSubjectPeter AldousPolicy vote
Commons13 Apr 2016Tax Avoidance and Evasion Majorityminority (strong)
Commons19 Apr 2016Bank of England and Financial Services Bill — Combating Abusive Tax Avoidance Arrangements Majorityminority (strong)
Commons28 Jun 2016Finance Bill — Schedule 19 — Multinational Enterprises — Publication of Country by Country Tax Strategy Majorityminority (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 policy3150150
MP voted against policy30150
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy2020
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:150320

*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
 = 
150
320
 = 46.9 %.


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