UK Parliament votes in Snoopers Charter, now it goes to the House of Lords


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#2

And the Labour Party wonders why it can’t win anything and has been annihilated by the SNP in Scotland.

Fucking pathetic ‘opposition’.


#3

I wonder if my fat waste of space MP voted for this.


#4

Not sure if there were any Labour rebels. I thought the Nos were LibDems, SNP and Green.

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2016-06-07/division/16060743001404/InvestigatoryPowersBill?outputType=Names

Edit:

Looks like two Labour rebels - Dennis Skinner, natch, and David Winnick. Plus one Tory, Daniel Kawczynski


#5

Mine’s Nick Brown. He’s not one for rocking the boat. He did, indeed, vote yes. Fucker.


#6

So did mine.

I’m glad I didn’t vote for him.


#7

Mine went with the majority decision as well but i didn’t vote for his predecessor at the last election anyway.

It might be worth sending a succinct, polite email* to a few lords - https://www.writetothem.com/lords - i’ve already written to 2 who have raised the topic of this bill in the past.

*I say email but i doubt a lot of them have email, it’ll be sent through traditional means so i suggest we make a start now.


#8

Unfortunately Tony Blair’s “reforms” of the House of Lords means that it’s now full of appointed lifelords, who are probably more likely to vote according to party lines.


#9

A victory for #supportoursnoops


#10

Thanks for this - I was wondering if there is a list. Looks like my MP was one of the noes, for all the good it did.


#11

Who read Orwell thinking it was a manual for enlightened democracy?!?


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