Helen Goodman

MP, Bishop Auckland

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Bishop Auckland Labour

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

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