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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 […]


Record of Registrar’s external communications in 2021

Category: Publications - Thursday 3rd February 2022

This is a record of external communications made by the Registrar, Harry Rich, during 2021. We do not publish information about correspondence with whistleblowers who wish to protect their anonymity nor privileged legal communications. The data is updated monthly.


Consultation responses and conclusions

Category: Consultations - Thursday 13th May 2021

The Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists consulted on guidance, codes of conduct and compliance in February and March 2021.  You can view the responses received to the consultation and the Registrar’s conclusions in light of those responses, in the following downloadable documents. The Registrar will publish updated guidance in due course and current guidance remains in […]


Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists Guidance on registration and quarterly information returns 20 May 2022

Category: News - Friday 20th May 2022

Introduction Requirement to register 2.1. Who must register? 2.2. The criteria for consultant lobbying 2.3. What communications are registerable? 2.4. What are positions ‘equivalent to’ Permanent Secretary? 2.5. Communicating on behalf of multiple clients 2.6. When is a communication considered to be made? 2.7. What constitutes payment? Registering and keeping information up to date 3.1. […]


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

Consultation responses – 21 April 2022 The eight responses to the consultation are reproduced in this document. Age Verification Providers Association CIPR Field Consulting Ltd Gill Morris Communications Limited (DevoConnect) Meadhanan Ltd Minister of State Lord True CBE T&I Communications Ltd Wynchwood Consulting Response from Age Verification Providers Association Thank you for the opportunity to […]


Summary of Investigation – Oxford CCW

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 1st April 2022

February – 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 […]


Registrar’s consultation now extended to 1 April

Category: Consultations - Monday 28th March 2022

Registrar’s consultation now extended to 1 April


Summary of Investigation – Ensus UK Limited

Category: Investigation summaries - Friday 25th March 2022

February – 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 […]


Summary of Investigation – UKPIA

Category: Investigation summaries - Thursday 24th March 2022

February – March 2022 Organisation or Person Investigated UK Petroleum Industry Association Limited (UKPIA) Matter(s) Investigated Whether UKPIA is an unregistered consultant lobbyist Registrar’s Decision Based on assurances given, UKPIA has not conducted consultant lobbying activities. Summary of Rationale for Decision UKPIA provided assurances that no registrable communications have been made in their secretariat role […]


Register of External Gifts and Hospitality

Category: External Gifts and Hospitality - Wednesday 16th March 2022

You can download below a record of all external gifts and hospitality for 2021/22 for the Registrar. Last updated June 2022.


Consultation on the incidental exception and APPG secretariats – 3rd March to 1st April 2022

Category: Consultations - Thursday 3rd March 2022

A.      About the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists The purpose of the Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists is to ensure that there is transparency in the engagement of consultant lobbyists with UK Government Ministers and Permanent Secretaries (and equivalents) on behalf of their clients, in accordance with the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and […]


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