Terrorist Finance Tracking Program — 16 Feb 2011 at 24:20
The majority of MPs voted to agree the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program, which gives the US Government access to bank transaction data, is an important tool in the global counter-terrorism effort and to note a European Union council decision to supply information to the program.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House,
- takes note of European Union Documents No. 11048/10 relating to a draft agreement, No. 11173/10, relating to a draft Council Decision on the signature of the agreement, and No. 11172/10, relating to a draft Council Decision on the conclusion of the agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on the processing and transfer of financial messaging data from the European Union to the United States for the purposes of the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program;
- agrees that the programme is an extremely important tool in the global counter-terrorism effort, providing valuable contributions to numerous high profile cases; and
- notes that the programme has achieved an appropriate balance between counter-terrorism and data protection.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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|
|Anne Begg||Aberdeen South||Lab (minister)||no|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||no|
|Jimmy Hood||Lanark and Hamilton East||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||no|