Consultation outcome

Guidance for the Register of Consultant Lobbyists

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This report presents a summary of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists’s conclusions from the consultation. It also clarifies a number of points in response to frequently asked questions and sets out next steps for the publication of guidance.

Original consultation


This consultation is on the scope of the information and guidance that will be provided for those who are required to join the Register.

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Consultation description

The Register of Consultant Lobbyists requires anyone who lobbies on behalf of a third party to:

  • give the names of their clients
  • declare whether or not they subscribe to a relevant code of conduct

The Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists will publish guidance to help potential registrants understand whether or not they have to join the Register. This consultation asked for views on the guidance that will be issued and the information that registrants need to provide.


Consultation on the Scope of Guidance for the Register of Consultant Lobbyists

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Published 20 November 2014
Last updated 23 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added consultation response document.
  2. First published.