Freedom of Information Bill — The Information Commissioner or Ombudsman — 5 Apr 2000

Mr Keith Simpson MP, Mid Norfolk voted in the minority (Teller for the Ayes).

The Majority voted against a change to the Freedom of Information Bill[1] which would have replaced the Information Commissioner (formerly known as the Data Protection Commissioner who is appointed by the Government) with an "Information Ombudsman", appointed by a committee belonging to the House of Commons.[2]

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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 115 (+2 tell)073.1%
Ind1 0033.3%
Ind Lab1 00100.0%
Lab338 (+2 tell) 0081.7%
LDem32 0069.6%
PC1 0025.0%
UUP0 1010.0%
Total:373 116077.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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