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Policy #996: "Transparency of Parliament"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #996: "Transparency of Parliament". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the Freedom of Information Act should not be changed to exclude Parliament or all correspondence between MPs and any part of government, and that expenses, the Register of Members' Interests &c. should be more public would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected minority (strong)
Commons20 Apr 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected minority
Commons18 May 2007Motion to sit in private abstain
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed minority
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected minority
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected minority
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure minority (strong)
Commons18 May 2007Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading minority
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minority
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration Majority
Commons30 Apr 2009MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration Majority

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