Oliver Heald MP, North East Hertfordshire

voted moderately for the policy

Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets

by scoring 62.5% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
Commons8 Jun 2010Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy Majorityminority
Commons29 Mar 2011March 2011 Budget Majorityminority (strong)
Commons29 Mar 2011Budget Resolution — Capital Allowances — Tax Breaks for Investing in Machinery and Green Technology Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 Apr 2011Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 Apr 2011Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons5 Jul 2011Finance Bill — Third Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons26 Mar 2012March 2012 Budget Majorityminority
Commons25 Mar 2013March 2013 Budget MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Apr 2013Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2013Finance Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
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)
Commons2 Jul 2014Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
no votes listed
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
Commons19 Apr 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Clause 9 — Taxation — Living Wage — Unions — Large Digital Services Companies MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons24 May 2021Finance Bill — Clause 9 — Incentives to Invest in Plant or Machinery — Large Digital Services Companies 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 policy9450450
MP voted against policy50250
MP absent000
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy2020
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
 = 62.5 %.

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