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For a working lobbyist, a connection to a UK Cabinet Minister could be worth up to £112,000 a year.

By Mirko Draca

Abstract

Former Defence Secretary Liam Fox’s resignation after his relationship with Adam Werritty came under scrutiny has raised serious questions about the influence of special friends, business and donors on policy making. After researching the lobbying industry in the US, Mirko Draca argues the UK needs to implement a lobbying disclosure regime to increase transparency and trust in government

Topics: JA Political science (General), JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39386
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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