Lord Lansley

Former MP

Conservative

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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Lord Lansley generally voted for 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 17 Mar 2009: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Lord Lansley 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: Lord Lansley voted in favour of requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); in favour of arrangements to limit access to such information; in favour of requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and to state operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; and also in favour of limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Lord Lansley 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: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote

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