Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Cabinet Office and the Department for
Business, Innovation and Skills are published separately as Bill 97–EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Mr Andrew Lansley has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning
and Trade Union Administration Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
Registration of consultant lobbyists
Requirement to register
Keeping the register
Non-party campaigning etc
Information and reports
Trade unions’ registers of members