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Consultation on the incidental exception and APPG secretariats March 2022

Category: Consultations - Thursday 21st April 2022

Registrar’s conclusions – 21 April 2022     From 3 March 2022 to 1 April 2022 the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists consulted on: The incidental exception All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) secretariats Responses to the consultation can be found here.   The Registrar has considered the responses in the context of his duties under the Act and has reached […]


Record of Registrar’s external communications in 2021

Category: Publications - Thursday 3rd February 2022

This is a record of external communications made by the Registrar, Harry Rich, during 2021. We do not publish information about correspondence with whistleblowers who wish to protect their anonymity nor privileged legal communications. The data is updated monthly.


Consultation responses and conclusions

Category: Consultations - Thursday 13th May 2021

The Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists consulted on guidance, codes of conduct and compliance in February and March 2021.  You can view the responses received to the consultation and the Registrar’s conclusions in light of those responses, in the following downloadable documents. The Registrar will publish updated guidance in due course and current guidance remains in […]


Summary of investigation – Baroness Michelle Mone

Category: Investigation summaries - Tuesday 21st May 2024

March 2022 – May 2024 Organisation or person investigated Baroness Michelle Mone (“Baroness Mone”) Matter(s) investigated Whether Baroness Mone conducted unregistered consultant lobbying. Registrar’s decision Based on a witness statement, supported by a statement of truth, from Baroness Mone, she has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation. Summary of […]


Summary of investigation – This Generation Communications Ltd

Category: Investigation summaries - Monday 20th May 2024

January – May 2024 Organisation or person investigated This Generation Communications Ltd (“TGC”) Matter(s) investigated Whether TGC conducted unregistered consultant lobbying Registrar’s decision Based on assurances and information provided, TGC has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation. Summary of rationale for decision Under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning […]


Summary of investigation – Centaurus Communications Ltd

Category: Investigation summaries - Monday 20th May 2024

April – May 2024 Organisation or person investigated Centaurus Communications Ltd (“Centaurus”) Matter(s) investigated Whether Centaurus conducted unregistered consultant lobbying Registrar’s decision Based on assurances and information provided, Centaurus has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation. Summary of rationale for decision Under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and […]


Register of External Gifts and Hospitality 24/25

Category: External Gifts and Hospitality - Tuesday 14th May 2024

You can download below a record of all external gifts and hospitality for 2024/25 for the Registrar. Last updated May 2024.


Business Plan 2024/25

Category: Corporate documents - Monday 13th May 2024


Summary of investigation – John Baron MP

Category: Investigation summaries - Tuesday 23rd April 2024

April 2024 Organisation or person investigated John Baron MP (“Mr Baron”) Matter(s) investigated Whether Mr Baron conducted unregistered consultant lobbying Registrar’s decision Based on assurances and information provided, Mr Baron has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation. Summary of rationale for decision Under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning […]


Summary of investigation – Prospermill Limited

Category: Investigation summaries - Tuesday 12th March 2024

February – March 2024 Organisation or person investigated Prospermill, Prospermill Limited and Mr Andrew Mills (together: “Prospermill”) Matter(s) investigated Whether Prospermill conducted unregistered consultant lobbying. Registrar’s decision Based on assurances provided, Prospermill has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation. Summary of rationale for decision Based on substantive and unequivocal written […]


Updated guidance on compliance

Category: News - Monday 4th March 2024

The guidance includes minor changes to aid clarity and understanding.


Summary of investigation – Brooks Newmark & Co Ltd

Category: Investigation summaries - Tuesday 13th February 2024

November 2023 – February 2024 Organisation or person investigated Brooks Newmark & Co Ltd Matter(s) investigated Whether Brooks Newmark or Brooks Newmark & Co Ltd (“Mr Newmark”) conducted unregistered consultant lobbying. Registrar’s decision Based on third-party assurances provided, Mr Newmark has not conducted unregistered consultant lobbying in relation to the matter under investigation, whether as […]


Record of Registrar’s external communications in 2024

Category: Publications - Monday 5th February 2024

This is a record of external communications made by the Registrar, Harry Rich, during 2024. We do not publish information about correspondence with whistleblowers who wish to protect their anonymity nor privileged legal communications or communications that would prejudice the conduct of a formal enquiry by the Registrar. The data is updated monthly. Last updated June 2024





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