Freedom of Information Bill — 19 Oct 2000 at 17:57
Baroness Falkender was absent
Clause 17 [Publication schemes]:
[Amendment No. 110 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 111:
Page 10, line 23, at end insert--
("(2A) In the case of a local authority, a publication scheme must provide for the release of any agendas, minutes, background papers and reports at least three clear days before any local authority meeting to which they are to be presented.
(2B) For the purposes of subsection (2A)--
(a) the term "meeting" shall include (but not exclusively) meetings of any executive of a local authority, meetings of any committee or sub-committee of any executive, and meetings of any committee or sub-committee of the local authority,
(b) if the meeting is convened at shorter notice than three days, the agendas, minutes, background papers and reports shall be available as soon as possible before the commencement of the meeting,
(c) minutes shall include a summary of discussions, detailing (but not exclusively) substantive comments made by the participants, motions tabled and the way each participant voted on any division or vote,
(2C) Subsections (2A) and (2B) shall not apply to information which would be deemed "exempt" information under section 100I, of and Parts I, II and III of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.").
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 111) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 77; Not-Contents, 113.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||55 (+2 tell)||25.4%|
|Lab||104 (+2 tell)||0||54.6%|
|Lord MacKay of Ardbrecknish||Crossbench||aye|
|Baroness Masham of Ilton||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Williamson of Horton||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|