Summary of investigation – The Rt Hon the Lord Hammond of Runnymede
Tuesday 7th November 2023
October to November 2023
The Rt Hon the Lord Hammond of Runnymede “Lord Hammond”
Whether Lord Hammond conducted unregistered consultant lobbying
Based on assurances provided, Lord Hammond has not conducted consultant lobbying activities.
Lord Hammond provided assurances that no representation took place and that he was an employee of Copper Technologies (UK) Ltd.
Under the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014, consultant lobbying is communicating with Ministers and Permanent Secretaries for a paying client. Lobbying conducted by an employee does not require registration.
7 November 2023
Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyistsoffice@orcl.gov.uk