Liz Blackman

Former Labour MP for Erewash

Transparancy of Parliament

There have been number of votes in Parliament on how transparently Parliament is run, particularly in respect of MPs' expenses.

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Liz Blackman consistently voted against a transparent Parliament

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Major votes

  • On 18 May 2007: Liz Blackman voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: Liz Blackman voted against MPs' expenses being revealed under Freedom of Information laws Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 30 Apr 2009: Liz Blackman voted yes on MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2009: Liz Blackman voted yes on MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2008: Liz Blackman voted yes on MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Liz Blackman voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Liz Blackman voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Liz Blackman voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: Liz Blackman voted to exclude Parliament from the scope of Freedom of Information law and to explicitly exempt correspondence between a Member of Parliament and a public authority from disclosure under Freedom of Information law. Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: Liz Blackman voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected Show vote

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