Mass Retention of Communications Data

There have been votes in Parliament on if we should require the mass retention of information about communications (but not the content of those communications).

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Margaret Hodge voted a mixture of for and against requiring the mass retention of information about communications

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.

Key votes about requiring the mass retention of information about communications:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 78 — Powers to Require Retention of Information on People's Internet Use Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading — Mass Surveillance Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Margaret Hodge voted for a fast-track process, involving MPs completing all commons stages in a single day, for consideration of a new law on the retention of, and access to, communications data and on the interception of communications. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Margaret Hodge voted against the provisions of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill only remaining in force until the end of 2014, rather than until the end of 2016. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Margaret Hodge was absent for a vote on Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers Show vote

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