Policy #1008: "Freedom of Information Bill 2000 — Strengthen"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #1008: "Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that The public has a right to know any information held by the Government with as few exceptions as possible would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons7 Dec 1999Freedom of Information Bill — Second Reading abstain
Commons7 Dec 1999Freedom of Information Bill — Committee of the whole House abstain
Commons4 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Ministerial orders for exemption minority
Commons4 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Time for compliance with request Majority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Discretionary disclosures minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — The Information Commissioner or Ombudsman abstain
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Delete security services exemption — rejected minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Investigations and proceedings conducted by public authorities minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Harm from disclosure must be substantial — rejected minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Power to confer additional exemptions by order minority
Commons5 Apr 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Exception from duty to comply with decision notice or enforcement notice minority
Commons27 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill and Countryside and Rights of Way Bill (Allocation Of Time) — Interpretation abstain
Commons27 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Information held for the purpose of investigation minority
Commons27 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill — New Bodies — National Assembly for Wales abstain
Commons27 Nov 2000Freedom of Information Bill — Remaining Lords amendments abstain

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive