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Freedom of information in Italy and other Member States: resolutions rejected

Fundamental rights - 21-10-2009 - 13:20
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Parliament voted down all nine draft resolutions on freedom of information in Italy and other Member States, after a debate on 8 October in Brussels.

MEPs rejected two joint resolutions, one tabled by the EPP, ECR and EFD groups, by 322 votes to 297 with 25 abstentions, and the other, by the S&D, ALDE, Greens/EFA and GUE groups, by 338 votes to 335 with 13 abstentions.  All the other resolutions by individual groups were also rejected.
Joint resolution by EPP/ECR/EFD: 297/322/25
Resolution by EPP: 258/347/73
Resolution by ECR: 301/351/26
Joint resolution by S&D, ALDE, Greens/EFA, GUE/NGL: 335/338/13
Resolution by Greens/EFA: 321/346/8
Resolution by EFD: 257/399/20
Resolution by GUE/NGL: rejected by show of hands
Resolution by S&D: 333/345/5
Resolution by ALDE: 338/338/8
REF.: 20091020IPR62797