Freedom of Information Bill — Formulation of government policy — 5 Apr 2000

The Majority voted against a weakening of an exemption in the Freedom of Information Bill relating to information used to formulat Government policy.[1] The change would have added the further condition:

Information is not exempt... insofar as it consists of factual information.[2]

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 124077.5%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab317 (+2 tell) 29083.7%
LDem0 33 (+2 tell)076.1%
PC0 1025.0%
UUP0 2020.0%
Total:317 190080.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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
Patrick HallBedfordLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Mr Derek FosterBishop AucklandLab (minister)aye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Mr John McWilliamBlaydonLabaye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabaye
Mr Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Betty WilliamsConwyLabaye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Ann ClwydCynon ValleyLab (minister)aye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Mr Bill MichieSheffield, HeeleyLabaye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Dr David ClarkSouth ShieldsLabaye
Frank CookStockton NorthLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLabaye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye

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