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Lord Hodgson begins evidence trawl for his review of the lobbying act

The Conservative peer Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts has begun collecting evidence for his review of part 2 of the lobbying act.

Hodgson, who also carried out the official review of the Charities Act 2006, was appointed in January to carry out a review of the part of the act that deals with third-party campaigners, seen by some in the sector as an attempt to curb charities’ campaigning activities.

The law says that the review should be produced by November 2016, but Hodgson has said he hopes to have it published by the end of this year.


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