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Annual Report and Accounts 2021-22

Category: Corporate documents - Thursday 20th October 2022

The Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists’ Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year 2021-22 was laid before Parliament on 17 October 2022, having been certified by the Comptroller and Auditor General. You can download a copy below.


Summary of investigation – Talbot Consulting Limited

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 2nd September 2022

Organisation or person investigated  Talbot Consulting Limited Matter(s) investigated Whether Talbot Consulting Limited (“Talbot”) is an unregistered consultant lobbyist. Registrar’s decision That Talbot, through The Earl of Shrewsbury, undertook unregistered consultant lobbying activities.  Summary of rationale for decision Section 1(1) of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (“The Act”) […]


Summary of Investigation – Mr Steve Brine, MP

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 5th August 2022

Organisation or person investigated Mr Steve Brine, MP (“Mr Brine”) Matter(s) investigated Whether Mr Brine is an unregistered consultant lobbyist Registrar’s decision Mr Brine is not an unregistered consultant lobbyist Summary of rationale for decision Payments to Mr Brine from Remedium Partners were not paid to a VAT registered entity. Under the Transparency of Lobbying, […]


Summary of Investigation – Abzed

Category: Investigation summaries - Wednesday 3rd August 2022

Organisation or Person Investigated Abzed Matter(s) Investigated Whether Abzed is an unregistered consultant lobbyist Registrar’s Decision Abzed has not conducted consultant lobbying activities Summary of Rationale for Decision This decision is based on substantive assurances from Abzed that it has not communicated with Ministers, Permanent Secretaries or equivalents on behalf of paying clients. Under the […]


Record of Registrar’s external communications in 2022

Category: Publications - Tuesday 28th June 2022

This is a record of external communications made by the Registrar, Harry Rich, during 2022. We do not publish information about correspondence with whistleblowers who wish to protect their anonymity nor privileged legal communications. The data is updated monthly. Last updated January 2023


Record of all statutory notices issued by the Registrar

Category: Publications - Tuesday 28th June 2022

You can download below a record of all statutory notices issued by the Registrar since the Transparency of Lobbying [etc] Act 2014 came into force. Statutory notices are: Basic information is provided on the reason for each notice being issued and – in the case of civil penalties – the amounts. Last updated May 2024.


Business Plan 2022/23

Category: Corporate documents - Wednesday 27th April 2022

This document sets out the key priorities of the Registrar to ensure continued compliance with the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 during the 2022-23 financial year.


Consultation on the incidental exception and APPG secretariats March 2022

Category: Consultations - Thursday 21st April 2022

Registrar’s conclusions – 21 April 2022     From 3 March 2022 to 1 April 2022 the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists consulted on: The incidental exception All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) secretariats Responses to the consultation can be found here.   The Registrar has considered the responses in the context of his duties under the Act and has reached […]


Summary of Investigation – Oxford CCW

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 1st April 2022

Organisation or Person Investigated The University of Oxford Changing Character of War Centre (CCW) Matter(s) Investigated Whether CCW is an unregistered consultant lobbyist Registrar’s Decision CCW has not conducted consultant lobbying activities. Summary of Rationale for Decision This decision is based on substantive assurances from CCW that they have not communicated with Ministers, Permanent Secretaries […]


Summary of Investigation – Ensus UK Limited

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 25th March 2022

Organisation or Person Investigated Ensus UK Limited (Ensus) Matter(s) Investigated Whether Ensus is an unregistered consultant lobbyist Registrar’s Decision Ensus is not a consultant lobbyist. Summary of Rationale for Decision Based on assurances given, that Ensus receives no payment for its role supporting the APPG for British Bioethanol (the APPG), Ensus is not a consultant […]




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