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Government proposes a lobbyist register

The government has proposed a new register for lobbyists as it seeks more transparency on who is lobbying whom on what.

4th July, 2012
Brendan Howlin

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has today published a policy paper on the regulation of lobbying that suggests the creation of a new online register of all those engaged in it.

He noted a need to bring greater transparency and openness to lobbying activity and shed light on the key question “who is lobbying whom on what".

The proposals include:

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