COMMONS

MPs take evidence on introducing a statutory register of lobbyists

02 February 2012

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee will begin its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Government’s proposals for introducing a statutory register of lobbyists

Witnesses

Thursday 2nd February 2012 in The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10am:

  • Tamasin Cave, Spinwatch and the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency,
  • Justin Fisher, Professor of Political Science, Brunel University,
  • Lionel Zetter, Lobbyist and author, Lobbying: the art of political persuasion

Purpose of session

The purpose of the session is to question witnesses with a range of strong views on regulation as an introduction to the Committee's scrutiny of the Government’s proposals for a statutory register of lobbyists. Further oral evidence sessions will take place from March onwards.

Further Information

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