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

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