Seema Malhotra MP, Feltham and Heston

voted moderately against the policy

Coalition Programme for Government - For

by scoring 28.7% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectSeema MalhotraPolicy vote
Commons25 Jan 2012Draft City of Birmingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons25 Jan 2012Draft City of Bradford (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Draft City of Liverpool (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — 3 May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor absentMajority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Draft City of Nottingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor absentMajority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Draft City of Leeds (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor absentMajority (strong)
Commons1 Feb 2012Draft City of Bristol (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor absentMajority (strong)
Commons7 Feb 2012Opposition Day — Banking — Access to Credit for Businesses — Banking Sector Pay Reform minorityminority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft City of Manchester (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft City of Sheffield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft City of Coventry (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons8 Feb 2012Draft City of Wakefield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor minorityMajority (strong)
Commons13 Mar 2012Health and Social Care Bill minorityMajority (strong)
Commons26 Mar 2012March 2012 Budget minorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Apr 2012Finance Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Apr 2012Finance Bill (carry over) minorityMajority (strong)
Commons23 May 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Individual Electoral Registration — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons23 May 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons26 Jun 2012Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions minorityminority (strong)
Commons27 Jun 2012Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Third Reading — Individual voter registration etc. minorityMajority (strong)
Commons10 Jul 2012House of Lords Reform Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons16 Jul 2012National Health Service — Health Spending and Rationing by Cost minorityminority
Commons25 Oct 2012Badger Cull Majorityminority
Commons19 Dec 2012Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading absentMajority (strong)
Commons29 Jan 2013Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Majorityminority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2013March 2013 Budget minorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Apr 2013Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons4 Jun 2013Energy Bill — Third Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull minorityMajority
Commons5 Jun 2013Opposition Day — Badger Cull minorityMajority
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons26 Jun 2013High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2013Finance Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons22 Oct 2013Immigration Bill — Second Reading absentMajority
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 Majorityminority
Commons25 Mar 2014March 2014 Budget minorityMajority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2014Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy minorityMajority
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Second Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons1 Apr 2014Finance Bill — Carry-Over minorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Decline Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons28 Apr 2014High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Second Reading MajorityMajority (strong)
Commons7 May 2014Minimum Price of Alcohol minorityMajority (strong)
Commons2 Jul 2014Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons15 Jul 2014Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Majorityminority (strong)
Commons7 Nov 2014Football Governance Bill — Second Reading absentMajority
Commons23 Mar 2015March 2015 Budget minorityMajority
Commons25 Mar 2015Finance Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority

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 policy2601300
MP absent6150300
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy11010
MP voted against policy7070
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*336
Total:6132136

*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
 = 
613
2136
 = 28.7 %.


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