Freedom of Information Bill — Information held for the purpose of investigation — 27 Nov 2000
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East voted with the majority (No).
The Majority voted against weakening the exemption known as "Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities", which excludes all information held "for the purposes of conducting a criminal investigation", so that information held "for the purposes of ascertaining the cause of an accident or for any investigation or proceedings relating to any requirement relating to the health, safety or welfare of members of the public or of persons at work or the protection of the environment" would be disclosed.
-  Freedom of Information Bill, October 2000, House of Lords.
-  Mr. Simon Hughs MP, 27 November 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||343 (+2 tell)||12||0||85.8%|
|LDem||0||37 (+2 tell)||0||83.0%|
|Dr David Clark||South Shields||Lab||aye|
|Mr Robin Corbett||Birmingham, Erdington||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|Ms Jenny Jones||Wolverhampton South West||Lab||aye|
|Lynne Jones||Birmingham, Selly Oak||Lab||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Mr Kevin McNamara||Kingston upon Hull North||Lab||aye|
|Austin Mitchell||Great Grimsby||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Alan Simpson||Nottingham South||Lab||aye|
|Dennis Skinner||Bolsover||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Rudi Vis||Finchley and Golders Green||Lab||aye|
|Tony Wright||Cannock Chase||Lab||aye|