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Lobbying: Recall and Registers are no silver bullets

The lobbying scandal is yet more evidence of the corrupting power of money in our politics. But as ministers fall over themselves to look decisive, it’s time for a reality check. The Government doesn’t seem...

Posted 03 Jun 2013

Four good reasons to oppose recall

Governments rarely receive praise for inaction – but that is precisely the right move on recall. In today’s Queen’s Speech there was no reference to the pledge to legislate for recall. This is a system...

Posted 08 May 2013