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Revolving door

Lobbying - building a culture of openness and transparency

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Despite negative connotations, fair lobbying is a good and legitimate activity; it is vital to democracy that individuals, businesses and charities are able to input and respond to policy developments or proposed new legislation. Whether proposing solutions, raising concerns or …

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 …