Mike Thornton MP, Eastleigh

voted moderately for the policy

Coalition Programme for Government - For

by scoring 78.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectMike ThorntonPolicy vote
Commons25 Mar 2013March 2013 Budget MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Apr 2013Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull absentMajority
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull absentMajority
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2013Finance Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons22 Oct 2013Immigration Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority
Commons31 Oct 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2013Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends absentMajority (strong)
Commons30 Jan 2014Immigration Bill — Third Reading absentMajority
Commons13 Mar 2014Backbench Business — Badger Cull absentminority
Commons25 Mar 2014March 2014 Budget absentMajority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2014Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy absentMajority
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Carry-Over MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons7 May 2014Minimum Price of Alcohol MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2014Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading absentminority (strong)
Commons7 Nov 2014Football Governance Bill — Second Reading absentMajority
Commons23 Mar 2015March 2015 Budget MajorityMajority
Commons25 Mar 2015Finance Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority

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 policy10500500
MP voted against policy000
MP absent8200400
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy33030
MP voted against policy000
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*6612
Total:736942

*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
 = 
736
942
 = 78.1 %.


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