Freedom of Information Bill — Committee of the whole House — 7 Dec 1999
The Majority voted to commit the scrutiny of the Freedom of Information Bill to a Standing Committee, rather than have it be discussed in a Committee of the Whole House, which is often reserved for very important or fast-tracked legislation.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||128 (+2 tell)||0||80.2%|
|Lab||325 (+2 tell)||0||2||79.1%|
|Mr Martin Salter||Reading West||Lab||both|
|Mr Phil Woolas||Oldham East and Saddleworth||Lab||both|