Gavin Strang

Former Labour MP for Edinburgh East

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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Gavin Strang has never voted in a major vote about a transparent Parliament

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Major votes

  • On 18 May 2007: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — Closure Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2007: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill — Keep disclosure for MPs' expenses — rejected Show vote

Minor votes

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

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