Amendments proposed to the Freedom of Information Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Nick Hawkins

120

Page     10,     line     41     [Clause     18],     leave out 'Commissioner' and insert 'Ombudsman'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Nick Hawkins

121

Page     10,     line     43     [Clause     18],     leave out 'Commissioner' and insert 'Ombudsman'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Nick Hawkins

122

Page     11,     line     3     [Clause     18],     leave out 'Commissioner' and insert 'Ombudsman'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Nick Hawkins

123

Page     11,     line     7     [Clause     18],     leave out 'Commissioner' and insert 'Ombudsman'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr David Lidington
Mr Nick Hawkins

124

Page     11,     line     10     [Clause     18],     leave out 'Commissioner' and insert 'Ombudsman'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

55

Page     11,     line     15     [Clause     19],     leave out 'members of the public' and insert 'the applicant'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

56

Page     11,     line     18     [Clause     19],     leave out 'members of the public' and insert 'the applicant'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

57

Page     11,     line     20     [Clause     19],     leave out 'members of the public' and insert 'the applicant'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

58

Page     11,     line     22     [Clause     19],     leave out from 'to' to 'whether' in line 24 and insert 'communicate (otherwise than by making the information available for inspection) to members of the public on request'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

59

Page     11,     line     27     [Clause     19],     leave out 'members of the public' and insert 'the applicant'.


   

Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr David Davis
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath

92

Page     12,     line     1,     leave out Clause 21.

   

Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr David Davis
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath

93

Page     12,     line     33     [Clause     22],     leave out from 'if' to end of line 34 and insert 'its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice national security'.

   

Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr David Davis
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath

94

Page     12     [Clause     22],     leave out lines 36 and 37 and insert 'compliance with section 1(1)(a) would, or would be likely to, prejudice national security'.

   

Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr David Davis
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath

95

Page     12,     line     38     [Clause     22],     leave out subsections (3) and (4).


   

Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr David Davis
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath

96

Page     13,     line     1,     leave out Clause 23.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

15

Page     13,     line     13     [Clause     24],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

16

Page     13,     line     21     [Clause     24],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

17

Page     13,     line     24     [Clause     25],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

18

Page     13,     line     41     [Clause     25],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

19

Page     14,     line     18     [Clause     26],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

20

Page     14,     line     26     [Clause     26],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

21

Page     14,     line     29,     [Clause 27],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

22

Page     14,     line     35,     [Clause 27],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

39

Page     15,     line     4     [Clause     28],     at end insert—

    'and if its disclosure under this Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice any of those purposes'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

23

Page     16,     line     10,     [Clause 29],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

24

Page     17,     line     10,     [Clause 29],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

60

Page     18     [Clause     31],     leave out lines 1 and 2 and insert—

      '(b) the examination of the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which other public authorities use their resources in discharging their functions.'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

25

Page     18,     line     4,     [Clause 31],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

26

Page     18,     line     9,     [Clause 31],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

8

Page     18,     line     27     [Clause     33],     leave out 'it relates to' and insert 'its disclosure under this Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice'.

   

Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

9

Page     18,     line     29     [Clause     33],     after '(b)', insert 'the candour and frankness of'.

   

Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

10

Page     18,     line     32     [Clause     33],     at end insert—

    '(1A) Information is not exempt by virtue of subsection (1) or section 34 insofar as it consists of factual information.'.

   

Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Robin Corbett

11

Page     18,     line     32     [Clause     33],     at end insert—

    '(1A) Information is not exempt by virtue of subsection (1) or section 34 insofar as it consists of the analysis of factual information or expert advice on a scientific, technical, medical, financial, statistical or other matter, unless its disclosure would, or would be likely to, substantially prejudice the formulation or development of government policy.'.

   

Mr David Davis
Mr Richard Shepherd
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Robert Maclennan

91

Page     18,     line     32     [Clause     33],     at end insert—

    '(1A) Information is not exempt by virtue of subsection (1) insofar as it consists of factual information or the analysis of such information.

    (1B) Information is not exempt by virtue of subsection (1) insofar as it consists of a description of the options which are or have been under consideration except to the extent that—

      (a) to reveal those options at the time of complying with the request for information would or would be likely to prejudice the formulation or development of government policy; or

      (b) it consists of the advice, opinion or recommendation of any person in relation to any such option.'.


   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Kevin McNamara

12

Page     19,     line     12     [Clause     34],     leave out from 'if' to 'disclosure' in line 13.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

27

Page     19,     line     15,     [Clause 34],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Mr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd

28

Page     19,     line     20,     [Clause 34],     after 'to,', insert 'substantially'.

   

Mr Robert Maclennan
Mr David Heath
Dr Tony Wright
Mr Mark Fisher
Mr Richard Shepherd
Mr Kevin McNamara

43

Page     19,     line     23     [Clause     34],     leave out from 'deliberation' to end of line 25.

 
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