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About the Registrar

The Registrar is an independent office holder, responsible for keeping and publishing the Register of Consultant Lobbyists.

The Registrar’s responsibilities include:

  • setting up and managing the statutory Register of Consultant Lobbyists
  • making sure that the industry is following the requirement to register
  • publishing detailed guidance for industry about their duties under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014
  • publishing an Annual Statement of Accounts


Alison is an experienced Non-Executive Director and Chair, who works with a range of public sector organisations undergoing transition and change.

Her executive background is in business: having qualified as an accountant and MBA, she led international operations and commercial business for the Royal Mail Group and more recently, a range of businesses in turnaround as an interim Chief Executive.

Alison currently holds the following public appointments:

  • Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists;
  • Chair of General Osteopathic Council/Chair of Remuneration and Appointments Committee;
  • Non-Executive Director/ Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, The Queen Elizabeth ll Centre;
  • Non-Executive Director/ Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, Animal and Plant Health Agency;
  • Independent Member of Audit Committee, UK Statistics Authority;
  • Independent Member of Audit Committee, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

Read more about Alison Joy White’s Public Appointments.