Tom Elliott MP, Fermanagh and South Tyrone

voted moderately against the policy

Further Devolution to Scotland

by scoring 39.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectTom ElliottPolicy vote
Commons15 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 1 — Consent of Scottish People and Parliament Before Abolition of The Scottish Parliament absentminority (strong)
Commons15 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Full Control Over Taxation, Borrowing and Public Spending for Scottish Parliament absentminority (strong)
Commons15 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament absentminority (strong)
Commons15 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 5 — Veto for Scottish Parliament on Repeal of Human Rights Act as it Applies to Scotland absentminority (strong)
Commons15 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Require UK Parliament to Have Consent of Scottish Parliament Before Legislating on Devolved Matters absentminority (strong)
Commons29 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 33 — Full Fiscal Autonomy for Scotland Majorityminority (strong)
Commons29 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 54 — Devolution of Power Over Income Tax in Scotland Majorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Majorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Majorityminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Power of Scottish Ministers to Change Regulations on Benefits in Respect of Rent absentminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 28 — Housing Benefit — Devolving Powers to Scotland absentminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 31 — Ability of Scottish Parliament to Create New Benefits absentminority (strong)
Commons30 Jun 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 39 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament — National Insurance absentminority (strong)
Commons6 Jul 2015Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Gender Balance Among Members of the Scottish Parliament and Members of Boards of Scottish Public Authorities absentminority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts absentminority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 36 — Power for Scottish Parliament to Call a Scottish Independence Referendum absentminority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion absentMajority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits absentminority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2015Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities absentminority (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 policy000
MP voted against policy40200
MP absent15375750
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000
Total:375950

*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
950
 = 39.5 %.


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