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Commercial Lobbyists (Registration and Code of Conduct) Bill

Bills Presented — Public Debt Management Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:46 pm on 25th June 2012.

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Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57)

Thomas Docherty, supported by Paul Flynn and Iain McKenzie, presented Bill to establish a public register of organisations and individuals that carry out lobbying of Parliament, the Government and local authorities for financial gain; to introduce a code of conduct for those on the register; to introduce sanctions for non-registration and non-compliance with the code of conduct; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 1 February 2013, and to be printed (Bill 39).