Lobbying legislation

Posted by Elaine Byrne The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform are currently engaged in a process of consultation in order to introduce a regulatory system for lobbying in Ireland. Department officials will publish a policy paper on the process in May and the anticipated legislation is due early next year.  I believe that this is…

Water’s going on? Party and European referendum support trends; Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI (19/20 April)/Sunday Business Post-Red C (29 April) polls

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th and 29th April 2012 A series of polls point to a drop in support for the two government parties in the wake of the Household Charge and Water Charge proposal controversies with Sinn Fein and the Others grouping appeating to be the main beneficiaries and likely to make significant seats gains should these results…