Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities — 5 Apr 2000
The Majority voted against a weakening of an exemption in the Freedom of Information Bill relating to information gathered for the purpose of a criminal investigation. The change would have added the further condition:
...and if its disclosure under this Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice any of [such] purposes
-  Clause 28 of Freedom of Information Bill, February 2000, House of Commons.
-  Mr. Simon Hughs MP, 5 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|
|Lab||319 (+2 tell)||24||0||82.9%|
|LDem||0||33 (+2 tell)||0||76.1%|
Includes MPs who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.