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.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 128 (+2 tell)080.2%
DUP0 1050.0%
Ind0 1050.0%
Lab325 (+2 tell) 0279.1%
LDem0 40087.0%
PC0 1025.0%
SNP0 1016.7%
UUP0 4040.0%
Total:325 176278.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Martin SalterReading WestLabboth
Mr Phil WoolasOldham East and SaddleworthLabboth

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