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#Lobbying

# lobbying - Thursday 22 March, 2012

How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations
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How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:27 PM 13,239 Views 51 Comments

The payments and planning inquiry has learned some valuable lessons in 15 years, it says – here are its recommendations for fighting corruption.

# lobbying - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

John Player argues for tobacco industry's "voice to be heard"
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# Lobbying

John Player argues for tobacco industry's "voice to be heard"

Mar 14th 2012, 3:48 PM 3,940 Views 42 Comments

“Democracy is not the sole preserve of the NGO community,” said the tobacco company in its submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

# lobbying - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists
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MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

Feb 8th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,059 Views 23 Comments

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# lobbying - Monday 23 January, 2012

Fianna Fáil publishes bill to regulate lobbyist industry
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# Lobbying

Fianna Fáil publishes bill to regulate lobbyist industry

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:34 PM 2,003 Views 39 Comments

The party says a lobbyists’ register must be brought into effect before the State considers selling off its major assets.

# lobbying - Thursday 17 November, 2011

US Congress rules that pizza is a vegetable
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# Pizza

US Congress rules that pizza is a vegetable

Nov 17th 2011, 5:13 PM 271,699 Views 190 Comments

Yes, really.

# lobbying - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Government to block "bizarre proposal" restricting lobbying of judges
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# Lobbying

Government to block "bizarre proposal" restricting lobbying of judges

Sep 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 1,042 Views 10 Comments

The government is to vote against John Crown’s bill which would require TDs and Senators to declare any contact with judges.

# lobbying - Friday 17 September, 2010

Your Country Your Call denies breaking political lobbying laws
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# Lobbying

Your Country Your Call denies breaking political lobbying laws

Sep 17th 2010, 5:26 PM 1,703 Views 0 Comments

The competition says it does not need to register as a lobby group, and confirms a government contribution of €300,000.