Lord Hodgson

Lord Hodgson appointed official reviewer of Lobbying Act

28 Jan 2015 | Governance | Emily Corfe

The government has appointed Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to conduct a review into how the Lobbying Act is being put into practice.


Lord Hodgson appointed official reviewer of Lobbying Act

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