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Delegated Legislation – in the House of Commons at 9:42 pm on 17th March 2009.

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  • Division number 77
    A majority of MPs voted to require public communications providers retain certain categories of communications data, which they generate or process, for a minimum period of 12 months.

That the draft Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 11 February, be approved.—( Ms. Diana R. Johnson).

The House divided: Ayes 241, Noes 93.

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Division number 77 Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers

A majority of MPs voted to require public communications providers retain certain categories of communications data, which they generate or process, for a minimum period of 12 months.

Aye: 241 MPs

No: 93 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 308 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

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