Mr Hancock received the donation and later announced a ban on charities using grants from public funds to lobby ministers, MPs, civil servants and political parties
It’s not just the tobacco and car industries that go to great lengths to lobby for their interests, even when those interests are actively harmful to the wider public
Former MPs were caught in sting carried out by Channel 4 and the Telegraph
Ivy Needham was in her late sixties and coming to terms with the loss of both her sight and hearing when she was thrust into the forefront of the campaign to get back the pension funds stolen by Robert Maxwell from his staff and from pensioners who had worked for his companies.
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