Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — No freedom of information — 21 Feb 2008 at 20:30

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (No).

The majority voted to remove the Freedom of Information clause that was added to the Banking (Special Provisions) Bill[1] in the House of Lords earlier in the day.[2]

The reversal of their amendments was accepted by the House of Lords,[3] and the Bill received its royal assent at 11:05pm.[4]

The Northern Rock plc Transfer Order 2008 was laid before Parliament on the same day and came into force the following day. Six weeks later Parliament voted against annulling this order.[5]

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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 143 (+2 tell)075.1%
Ind1 0020.0%
Lab267 (+2 tell) 3077.3%
LDem0 20031.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:268 171071.2%

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
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno

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