Jack Dromey MP, Birmingham, Erdington

voted ambiguously on the policy

Higher taxes on banks

by scoring 50.6% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectJack DromeyPolicy vote
Commons26 Apr 2011Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons26 Apr 2011Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Jul 2011Finance Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons19 Nov 2013Opposition Day — Free Child Care for Parents of 3-4 Year Olds minorityminority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2014Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy minorityMajority (strong)
Commons23 Mar 2015March 2015 Budget minorityMajority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2015Finance Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectJack DromeyPolicy vote
Commons21 Jul 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons21 Jul 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons26 Oct 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading minorityminority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectJack DromeyPolicy vote
Commons28 Nov 2017Budget Resolution 28 — Bank Levy minorityminority (strong)
Commons11 Dec 2017Finance (No. 2) Bill — Decline Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons11 Dec 2017Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons18 Dec 2017Finance (No. 2) Bill — Schedule 9 — Bank Levy — Exclusion of Overseas Elements of UK Banking Groups minorityminority (strong)
Commons21 Feb 2018Finance (No. 2) Bill — Third Reading minorityminority
HouseDateSubjectJack DromeyPolicy vote
Commons16 Nov 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons16 Nov 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading minorityminority (strong)
Commons1 Dec 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Clause 6 — Rate of Surcharge and Surcharge Allowance — Tax on Bank Profits 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 policy6300300
MP voted against policy60300
MP absent5125250
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*000

*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
 = 50.6 %.

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