Ian Taylor MP, Esher and Walton

voted ambiguously on the policy

Stop climate change

by scoring 53.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectIan TaylorPolicy vote
Commons10 Mar 2000Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill absentMajority
Commons27 Mar 2000"Table - 20. Climate change levy minorityMajority
HouseDateSubjectIan TaylorPolicy vote
Commons8 Nov 2004Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected absentminority
HouseDateSubjectIan TaylorPolicy vote
Commons8 May 2007Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected absentminority
Commons30 Apr 2008Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected minorityminority
Commons2 Jun 2008Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change absentminority
Commons9 Jun 2008Climate Change Bill — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected absentminority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected absentminority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate absentMajority
Commons28 Oct 2008Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) absentMajority (strong)
Commons21 Oct 2009Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected minorityminority

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 policy000
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy22020
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*7714
Total:77144

*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
 = 
77
144
 = 53.5 %.


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