Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Freedom of Information — 21 Feb 2008 at 14:40
The majority (in the House of Lords) voted for the Freedom of Information Act to apply to any "body corporate" to which securities, property, rights and liabilities have been transfered by the Treasury from an "authorised UK deposit-taker", according to the powers of the Banking (Special Provisions) Bill.
This requirement was removed by a subsequent vote in the House of Commons.
-  Lord Hunt of Wirral, House of Lords, 21 February 2008.
-  Banking (Special Provisions) Bill, House of Lords version.
-  Division 92, House of Commons, 21 February 2008.
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 (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||93 (+1 tell)||0||45.6%|
|Lab||0||119 (+2 tell)||54.5%|
|LDem||42 (+1 tell)||0||53.8%|
|Lord Hannay of Chiswick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Kerr of Kinlochard||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|