Unintended consequences? The impact of the new anti-lobbying clause in Government grants
- Published: 22 April 2016
In February 2016, the Cabinet Office announced that a new clause would be attached to government grants, stating that the money could not be used to support lobbying ‘for new regulation or increased funding’.
Known as the ‘anti-lobbying clause’, this policy change will be reflected in such grant agreements from next month (May 2016).
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