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David Clelland

Former Labour MP for Tyne Bridge

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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David Clelland generally voted against a transparent Parliament

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a transparent Parliament:

  • On 30 Apr 2009: David Clelland voted yes on MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2009: David Clelland voted no on MPs' expenses — No lower limit for declaration Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2008: David Clelland voted yes on MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: David Clelland voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — That the Question now be proposed Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: David Clelland voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Continue to disclose MPs' correspondence — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: David Clelland voted no on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt constituents' letters only — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: David Clelland voted yes on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure Show vote
  • On 18 May 2007: David Clelland 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: David Clelland was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: David Clelland was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Exempt only correspondence — rejected Show vote

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