COMMONS

Further evidence on introducing a statutory register of lobbyists

19 April 2012

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee continues its scrutiny of the Government’s proposals for introducing a statutory register of lobbyists.

Date and time: Thursday 26 April 2012 at 10.00am
Place: Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses:

At 10.00 am: 

  • Professor Raj Chari, Trinity College Dublin
  • Rob McKinnon, Who’s Lobbying


The purpose of this session

Is to hear from an academic expert in lobbying regulations in other countries, and from the owner of a website that collates and presents data on Ministerial meetings. 

The session will explore how publication of data on Ministerial meetings could be made more user friendly, and whether any existing models of regulation in other countries could be applicable to the UK.

This is the fifth session of the Committee’s inquiry into the Government’s proposals for introducing a statutory register of lobbyists.

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