Oliver Heald MP, North East Hertfordshire

voted strongly for the policy

Increase the state pension age

by scoring 90.1% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
Commons8 Jun 2011Opposition Day — Pension Age for Women — Policies Widening Inequality Between Men and Women absentMajority
Commons20 Jun 2011Pensions Bill 2010/11 — Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons18 Oct 2011Pensions Bill — Clause 1 — Accelerate Transition to Equal Pensionable Age for Men and Women MajorityMajority
Commons18 Oct 2011Pensions Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
no votes listed
HouseDateSubjectOliver HealdPolicy vote
Commons16 Nov 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Nov 2021Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Feb 2022Finance (No. 2) Bill — Third Reading 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 policy4200200
MP voted against policy000
MP absent12550
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy000
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
 = 90.1 %.

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