Labour plans to rein in energy lobbyists as analysis shows ministers have met with energy giants five times more often than with consumer groups
Tobacco giant ‘spent over €1m lobbying MEPs’ before key vote
The cleanest money in British politics is the subscriptions that trade unions collect from their members and pass to the Labour party, the TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady claims.
TUC general secretary, Frances O'Grady, blames the threat of industrial action on a Government that is 'out of touch'
New scrutiny for legislation regarded as a joke within £2bn industry
For the right price, sponsors can leave a flyer on his duvet at the Tory party conference
Inside Whitehall: It’s a bill that nobody wants, being reluctantly promoted by a government that didn’t want to do anything in the first place
Moving the Qatar tournament would have a huge knock-on effect for domestic leagues
The median voter has no idea who this supposed magician might be
'Being an MP should not be a sideline. It's a privilege and a duty,' says Labour leader
After three years of delay, the Coalition is promising a statutory register of lobbyists
Commons Speaker John Bercow today suspended the issuing of new Commons passes to staff working for all-party parliamentary groups amid concerns they are being used as a vehicle for political lobbying at Westminster.
The courts will soon decide the future of Portsmouth and Coventry, rivals joined in uncertainty
Sir Alex Ferguson has barred the Independent from his Carrington press conferences after a report by one our writers detailed his fall-out with Rooney
A Republican stalwart, now 80, has owned up to a 1970s liaison with the daughter of a colleague
Simon Hughes is accused of failing to declare donations to local party