Statutory Register of Lobbyists

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 9th February 2012.

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Photo of John Cryer John Cryer Labour, Leyton and Wanstead 10:30 am, 9th February 2012

Does not the fact that there are links between serving parliamentarians and certain lobbying firms imply that there would be a need to change Standing Orders in some way? Does not this exchange reinforce the fact that the Deputy Prime Minister should have made an oral statement on the Floor of the House to launch the document, rather than fobbing us off with a written statement?