Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities — 5 Apr 2000
Jim Cousins MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central voted in the minority (Aye).
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%|
|Dr David Clark||South Shields||Lab||aye|
|Ann Clwyd||Cynon Valley||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Frank Cook||Stockton North||Lab||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|Jim Cousins||Newcastle upon Tyne Central||Lab||aye|
|Gwyneth Dunwoody||Crewe and Nantwich||Lab||aye|
|Mark Fisher||Stoke-on-Trent Central||Lab||aye|
|Mr David Hinchliffe||Wakefield||Lab||aye|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab||aye|
|Mr Jon Owen Jones||Cardiff Central||Lab||aye|
|Lynne Jones||Birmingham, Selly Oak||Lab||aye|
|Mrs Alice Mahon||Halifax||Lab||aye|
|Dr Jim Marshall||Leicester South||Lab||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Mr John McWilliam||Blaydon||Lab||aye|
|Mr Bill Michie||Sheffield, Heeley||Lab||aye|
|Julie Morgan||Cardiff North||Lab||aye|
|Alan Simpson||Nottingham South||Lab||aye|
|Tony Wright||Cannock Chase||Lab||aye|
|Derek Wyatt||Sittingbourne and Sheppey||Lab||aye|