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General Election 2017: transparency about MPs’ outside interests

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Now that the Prime Minister has called a General Election for 8 June, all public bodies will enter a period of ‘purdah’ for the campaign period. Our consultation on MPs' outside interests will remain open until 28 April, but, like …

Regulators and the revolving door

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  A flurry of recent news stories has raised controversy about ex-ministers and senior civil servants passing through ‘the revolving door’- moving from government service into well-remunerated positions in the private sector. But at least such moves are overseen by …