John Lewis's chairman hopes the Chancellor will be more hare than bear when he makes his Autumn Statement
Climbdown viewed as ‘humiliating’ after MPs claimed vested interests were being let off the hook
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
Downing Street has rejected warnings by charities that its new lobbying legislation would restrict voluntary organisations from campaigning on matters of public interest.
Regulations 'would effectively make it illegal' for TUC to organise conference in election run-up
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
He says claims made that he 'sought to improperly use his position' as campaign advisor were 'simply false'
Prime Minister is under pressure over his strategist’s potential conflict of interest
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
The cult TV sitcom returns to our screens this week after seven years away but will it be as good as the much-loved original episodes, asks Sarah Hughes, and will that longed-for movie ever happen?
A Dutch appeals court has lifted a ban on an organisation which lobbies for the legalisation of sex between adults and children, after finding that the group was not breaking any laws in The Netherlands.
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