NDM7205 Brext Party Debate - Lobbyist Register

NDM7205 Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that the National Assembly for Wales is the only national legislature in the UK without a lobbyist register.

2. Believes that a lobbyist register would help to promote openness and transparency in Welsh politics.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to consult immediately on implementing a lobbyist register for Wales.


The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Delete points 2 and 3 and replace with:

Calls upon the Assembly Commission to provide an update on the action it has taken since the publication of the Standards of Conduct Committee report on lobbying published in January 2018.

Welcomes the intention of the Standards of Conduct Committee to give further consideration to lobbying prior to the end of the fifth Assembly.

Standards of Conduct Committee - Lobbying - January 2018


Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 04/06/2021

Decision due: 27 Nov 2019 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Lead member: Caroline Jones MS