Freedom of Information Bill — Time for compliance with request — 4 Apr 2000
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
The Majority prevented an additional allowance of ten days for compliance with a request being added on top of the 20 working days when it receives information relating to a third party's commercial interests, in order to give time for the third party to make its case that the information should not be disclosed.
-  Clause 9 of Freedom of Information Bill, February 2000, House of Commons.
-  Mr. Hawkins MP, 4 April 2000, Hansard.
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||122 (+2 tell)||0||77.5%|
|Lab||347 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.9%|