Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice — 5 Apr 2000

Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted in the minority (No).

The Majority voted to accept for discussion a new clause relating to disclosures[1] which said:

A decision notice or enforcement notice which relates to a failure to comply with section 13 in relation to any one or more requests for information shall cease to have effect if... the accountable person in relation to that authority gives the Commissioner a certificate signed by him stating that he has on reasonable grounds formed the opinion that the authority did not fail to comply with section 13 in relation to that request or those requests.[2]

In other words, an enforcement notices by the Information Commissioner could be summarily revoked by the public body against whom it was served.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 114071.3%
Lab302 (+2 tell) 24078.8%
LDem0 32 (+2 tell)073.9%
PC0 1025.0%
UUP0 2020.0%
Total:302 173075.3%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Ann ClwydCynon ValleyLab (minister)no
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabno
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Mr Derek FosterBishop AucklandLab (minister)no
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Mr Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)no
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)no
Mr John McWilliamBlaydonLabno
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Betty WilliamsConwyLabno
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabno

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