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In addition to the Registrar’s guidance, primarily aimed at registrants and potential registrants, we have information accessible from the tabs on this page. Our aim is to provide transparency on our work in administering the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014.

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Newsletter – June 2016

Category: Archive - Tuesday 7th June 2016

The latest exercise for processing the January – March 2016 Quarterly Information Returns was completed successfully. Of the 116 organisations required to submit QIRs, 103 undertook consultant lobbying.

Alison White attends meeting of PRCA members in Belfast

Category: Archive - Monday 23rd May 2016

On 26 April, Alison White, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, spoke at a meeting of public affairs professionals in Belfast, hosted by the PRCA, Northern Ireland.

Launch of the Business Plan for 2016-17

Category: Corporate documents - Wednesday 30th March 2016

Today the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists published her Business Plan for 2016-17. The Plan sets out how she intends to fulfil her statutory obligations.

Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists issues first Civil Penalty Notice

Category: Statutory notices issued - Wednesday 30th March 2016

On 19 December the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, Alison White, issued her first Civil Penalty Notice to Advocate Policy and Public Affairs Consulting Ltd.

Register of Consultant Lobbyists reaches its first Anniversary

Category: Archive - Friday 25th March 2016

The Register of Consultant Lobbyists is one year old on 25 March 2016. This is the first time there has been statutory lobbying legislation in the UK. Currently standing at 114 registrants, the Register includes organisations such as lawyers, accountants and a think tank, as well as those from the public affairs sector.

Launch of Guidance on Information Publication and Retention

Category: - Thursday 24th March 2016

On Monday 21st March the Registrar launched her policy on information publication and retention, following a Consultation in December through to January.

Successful cross-sector lobbying event

Category: Archive - Tuesday 26th January 2016

On Thursday 21 January the Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists held an event on Lobbying regulation at the BIS Conference Centre in London.

Launch of a consultation on information publication and retention

Category: Consultations - Wednesday 23rd December 2015

Today the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists launched a consultation on information publication and retention.

Renewal fee for 2016

Category: Archive - Thursday 10th December 2015

The Cabinet Office announced on 10 December that the registration fee for 2016 will increase to £950 (plus £12.50 per quarterly update).

Alison White attends University of Stirling seminar on lobbying registration

Category: Archive - Monday 30th November 2015

On 20 November, Alison White, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, spoke at the ‘Lobbying transparency and disclosure: expert and regulator seminar’ at the University of Stirling.

About the Registrar

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

About our governance

The Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists is an independent statutory office, sponsored by the Cabinet Office.

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