Chris Williamson

Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Fire and Emergency Services)

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Derby North Labour

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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Chris Williamson generally voted 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.

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

  • On 15 Jul 2014: Chris Williamson was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Fast-Track Timetable — House of Commons Stages in Single Day Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Chris Williamson was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Chris Williamson voted for the provisions of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill to only remain in force until the end of 2014, rather than until the end of 2016. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Chris Williamson 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: Chris Williamson was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote

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