Stephen Twigg MP, Liverpool, West Derby

voted ambiguously on the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 52.3% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMr Stephen TwiggPolicy vote
Commons10 Mar 2000Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill MajorityMajority
Commons27 Mar 2000"Table - 20. Climate change levy absentMajority
HouseDateSubjectMr Stephen TwiggPolicy vote
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Majorityminority
HouseDateSubjectStephen TwiggPolicy vote
Commons14 Sep 2011Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations minorityminority
Commons11 Jun 2012Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority (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 absentMajority (strong)
Commons19 Dec 2012Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons3 Jun 2013Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage minorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range minorityminority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants minorityminority
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 minorityminority (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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy20100
MP absent4100200
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy33030
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112
Total:231442

*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
 = 
231
442
 = 52.3 %.


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