David Gauke MP, South West Hertfordshire

voted strongly against the policy

Energy Prices - More Affordable

by scoring 19.0% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectDavid GaukePolicy vote
Commons11 Jan 2012Opposition Day — Energy Prices Majorityminority (strong)
Commons24 Oct 2012Opposition Day — Put Over 75s on Cheapest Energy Tariff and Reform Energy Market Majorityminority (strong)
Commons14 May 2013Cost of Living Majorityminority
Commons4 Sep 2013Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Majorityminority
Commons4 Sep 2013Opposition Day — Living Standards — Energy Prices and Profits Majorityminority (strong)
Commons6 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Energy Prices Majorityminority (strong)
Commons27 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Cost of Living Majorityminority
Commons18 Dec 2013Opposition Day — Food Banks — Economic Policies absentminority
Commons2 Apr 2014Opposition Day — Energy Price Freeze Majorityminority (strong)
Commons18 Jun 2014Opposition Day — Energy Prices — Require Suppliers to Pass on Wholesale Price Reductions to Consumers Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 Nov 2014Opposition Day — Government Policies (Wales) Majorityminority (strong)
Commons14 Jan 2015Opposition Day — Energy Prices — Require Energy Companies to Pass Savings to Customers When Wholesale Prices Fall Majorityminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectDavid GaukePolicy vote
Commons24 Oct 2018Draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018 MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Jan 2019Draft Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 — Landlords Required to Fund Improvements 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 policy2100100
MP voted against policy80400
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy3030
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*112

*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
 = 19.0 %.

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