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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION IN THE EU

EDM (Early Day Motion) 318: tabled on 23 June 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House believes that all levels of government should be underpinned by the principle of good governance; notes the importance that transparency brings to public accountability and to restoring public faith in politics; observes that this principle particularly applies to institutions of the European Communities; and calls on the Government to campaign to inject genuine freedom of information principles into the operating structures of the European Communities institutions, and particularly the European Commission, to put them on the same footing as the Westminster Parliament.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.