Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — No freedom of information — 21 Feb 2008 at 20:30
The majority voted to remove the Freedom of Information clause that was added to the Banking (Special Provisions) Bill in the House of Lords earlier in the day.
The reversal of their amendments was accepted by the House of Lords, and the Bill received its royal assent at 11:05pm.
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.
-  Banking (Special Provisions) Bill, House of Lords version.
-  Division 3, House of Lords, 21 February 2008
-  Lord Davies of Oldham, House of Lords, 21 February 2008.
-  Lord Brabazon of Tara, House of Lords, 21 February 2008.
-  Division 139, House of Commons, 2 April 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 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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||143 (+2 tell)||0||75.1%|
|Lab||267 (+2 tell)||3||0||77.3%|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mark Fisher||Stoke-on-Trent Central||Lab||no|