A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain

November 2013

Environmental Audit Committee

Green Finance

  • Stephanie Maier, Aviva Investors gave evidence on 11 Nov.[129]

October 2013

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

BBC Annual Report

  • Anne Bulford, BBC gave evidence on 22 Oct.[130]
  • Lord Hall of Birkenhead, BBC gave evidence on 22 Oct.[130]

September 2013

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Nuisance Calls

  • Warren Buckley, BT gave evidence on 3 Sep.[131]

July 2013

Public Accounts Committee

BBC SEVERANCE PACKAGES

  • Lucy Adams, BBC gave evidence on 10 Jul.[134]
  • Lord Hall of Birkenhead, BBC gave evidence on 10 Jul.[134]
Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

CLIMATE: PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS

  • David Jordan, BBC gave evidence on 17 Jul.[133]
Public Accounts Committee

THE RURAL BROADBAND PROGRAMME

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

UK REtail sector

June 2013

Transport Committee

Cost of Motor Insurance: whiplash

  • Dominic Claydon, Aviva UK gave evidence on 17 Jun.[137]
Transport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 117

  • Dominic Clayden, Aviva UK gave evidence on 17 Jun.[136]
Energy and Climate Change Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 180

  • Richard Tarboton, BT gave evidence on 10 Jun.[140]
Public Accounts Committee

REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL

  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 10 Jun.[138]

May 2013

Transport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 116

  • Peter Duffy, Marketing Director, EasyJet gave evidence on 13 May.[142]

April 2013

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

THE Priorities FOR the new Director-General of the BBC

  • Lord Hall of Birkenhead CBE, BBC gave evidence on 25 Apr.[144]

March 2013

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Support for the Creative Economy

  • John Tate, BBC gave evidence on 12 Mar.[146]
  • Adam Kinsley, BSkyB gave evidence on 12 Mar.[146]
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making

  • Steve Waygood, Aviva Investors gave evidence on 5 Mar.[147]
  • Anita Skipper, Aviva Investors gave evidence on 5 Mar.[147]
Public Accounts Committee

The UK cyber security strategy: Landscape review (HC 890)

  • Mark Hughes, BT gave evidence on 13 Mar.[145]

February 2013

European Scrutiny Committee

European Scrutiny in the House of Commons

  • Ric Bailey, BBC gave evidence on 6 Feb.[149]
  • Mary Hockaday, BBC gave evidence on 6 Feb.[149]

January 2013

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Contamination of Beef Products

November 2012

Transport Committee

Aviation Strategy

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 649

  • Tim Davie, BBC gave evidence on 27 Nov.[152]
Public Accounts Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 774

  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 22 Nov.[153]
Transport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 78

October 2012

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 649

  • George Entwistle, BBC gave evidence on 23 Oct.[158]
  • David Jordan, BBC gave evidence on 23 Oct.[158]

September 2012

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

An air transport strategy for Northern Ireland

Environmental Audit Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 200

  • Dr Steve Waygood, Aviva Investors gave evidence on 5 Sep.[160]
Environmental Audit Committee

Outcomes of the UN Rio+20 EARTH Summit

  • Dr Steve Waygood, Aviva Investors gave evidence on 5 Sep.[161]

July 2012

Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Bridging the "Valley of Death": Improving the Commercialisation of Research

Treasury Committee

EVIDENCE FROM BOB DIAMOND

Treasury Committee

EVIDENCE FROM JERRY DEL MISSIER AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

Treasury Committee

EVIDENCE From Marcus Agius, Chairman, Barclays PLC

May 2012

Home Affairs Committee

Examination of Witness

Scottish Affairs Committee

THE REFERENDUM ON separation FOR SCOTLAND

April 2012

Home Affairs Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 100

  • David Jordan, BBC gave evidence on 17 Apr.[168]
Home Affairs Committee

Private Investigators

  • David Jordan, BBC gave evidence on 17 Apr.[169]

February 2012

Energy and Climate Change Committee

Bioenergy

  • James Primrose, BP gave evidence on 21 Feb.[172]
Transport Committee

Flight Time Limitations

Transport Committee

Minutes of EvidenceHC 164

Administration Committee (Commons)

Television: Rules of Coverage

  • Esme Wren, BSkyB gave evidence on 20 Feb.[176]
  • Peter Knowles, BBC gave evidence on 20 Feb.[176]
Education Committee

The Administration of Examinations for 15-19 Year Olds

  • Rod Bristow, Pearson UK, on behalf of Edexcel gave evidence on 21 Feb.[173]
  • Jacob Pienaar, Pearson UK gave evidence on 21 Feb.[173]

January 2012

Transport Committee

Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (ATOL) Reform

Energy and Climate Change Committee

Fuel poverty in the private rented and off-grid sectors

December 2011

Transport Committee

Draft Civil Aviation Bill

Treasury Committee

Independent Commission on Banking’s Final Report

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Minutes of Evidence1709

  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 13 Dec.[182]
  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 13 Dec.[182]

November 2011

Public Accounts Committee

Amyas Morse

  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 21 Nov.[190]
  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 21 Nov.[190]
Work and Pensions Committee

Automatic enrolment in workplace pensions and the National Employment Savings Trust

Public Accounts Committee

BBC EFFICIENCY PROGRAMME

  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 21 Nov.[188]
  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 21 Nov.[188]
Treasury Committee

Independent Commission on Banking Final Report

October 2011

Treasury Committee

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY

  • Angus Eaton, Aviva Plc gave evidence on 25 Oct.[191]
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Fuel LAUNDERING and Smuggling

September 2011

Treasury Committee

Global Imbalances

Transport Committee

High Speed Rail

Education Committee

The Administration of the Department for Education

July 2011

Welsh Affairs Committee

Broadband in Wales

International Development Committee

Financial Crime and Development

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Pub Companies

June 2011

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Air Passenger Duty: Implications for Northern Ireland

Treasury Committee

Independent Commission on Banking

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

SPECTRUM

Energy and Climate Change Committee

UK Energy Supply: Security or Independence?

  • Peter Mather, BP gave evidence on 28 Jun.[208]
Home Affairs Committee

Unauthorised tapping into or hacking of mobile communications

March 2011

Transport Committee

Keeping the UK moving: The impact on transport of the winter weather in December 2010

Education Committee

The English Baccalaureate

Foreign Affairs Committee

The Implications of Cuts to the BBC World Service

  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 9 Mar.[215]

February 2011

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Rebalancing the Economy: Trade and Investment

Public Accounts Committee

The BBC's management of its Digital Media Initiative

  • Erik Huggers, BBC gave evidence on 15 Feb.[219]
  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 15 Feb.[219]

January 2011

Treasury Committee

Competition and Choice in THE BANKING SECTOR

Welsh Affairs Committee

S4C

  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 11 Jan.[222]

December 2010

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

BBC Licence Fee Settlement and Annual Report

  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 15 Dec.[224]
Treasury Committee

Competition and Choice in Banking

  • Benny Higgins, Tesco gave evidence on 7 Dec.[225]

November 2010

Treasury Committee

Financial Regulation: a preliminary consideration of the Government's proposals

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Government Assistance to Industry

Communications Committee

Regulation of Television Advertising

  • MR MARTIN HEATON COOPER, BSkyB gave evidence on 2 Nov.[229]
Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies

September 2010

Culture, Media and Sport Committee

BBC Licence Fee Settlement and Annual Report

  • Zarin Patel, BBC gave evidence on 8 Sep.[231]
  • Mark Thompson, BBC gave evidence on 8 Sep.[231]
Energy and Climate Change Committee

Implications of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

  • Mr Mark Bly, BP, Plc gave evidence on 15 Sep.[230]
  • Dr Tony Hayward, BP, Plc gave evidence on 15 Sep.[230]

Sep - Nov 2010

Jun - Aug 2011

Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

September 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Her Majesty's Treasury
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
  • met BBC for general discussion [12]
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
  • met BBC to discuss Energy and climate change issues [6]
Cabinet Office
  • met BP to discuss Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering [2]
Dept. of Health
  • met Tesco for discussion on responsibility deal [8]

August 2011

Ministry of Defence
Her Majesty's Treasury
  • met Vodafone to discuss ongoing tax consultations [9]

July 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Cabinet Office
  • met BBC to discuss Public services [2]
  • met BBC to discuss Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering [2]
Prime Minister's Office

June 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Wales Office

May 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
  • met BP to discuss energy issues [16]
Cabinet Office
  • met BP to discuss Engineering [14]
  • met BBC to discuss Interview re Queen's Diamond Jubilee [15]
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Wales Office
Dept. for Transport

April 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions

March 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Dept. for Transport
Dept. for Education
  • met JC Bamford to discuss DfE funding of home-to-school pupil transport to the JCB Academy [38]
  • met Tesco to discuss literacy, reading and how to get children to read more [38]

February 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • met Tesco to discuss Food and Farming issues [39]
Her Majesty's Treasury
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Wales Office
Dept. for Transport
Dept. for Education
  • met Tesco to discuss how business can support Government priorities [38]
  • met Aviva to discuss how Government and those in the business community can actively support work to help young people play a positive and active role in society [38]
  • met Tesco to discuss literacy, reading and how to get children to read more [38]

January 2011

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
  • met BP for Energy Policy discussion [32]
  • met BP to discuss Oil and gas issues [33]
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister's Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Dept. for Education
Ministry of Justice

December 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
Cabinet Office
Prime Minister's Office
  • met Virgin Group to discuss Lunch meeting – business issues [49]
  • met Tesco to discuss Lunch meeting– business issues [49]
Dept. for Work and Pensions
  • met Tesco to discuss welfare and pension reform [57]
Dept. for Transport
Dept. for Education
  • met Vodafone to discuss internet safety industry self regulation [53]
Dept. for International Development
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • met BBC to discuss the BBC World Service [61]

November 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
Cabinet Office
Dept. for Transport
Dept. for Education
Home Office
  • met Vodafone to discuss follow-up on SDSR (Strategic Defence and Security Review) [63]
Northern Ireland Office
  • met Flybe to discuss Air Passenger Duty [67]

October 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
Cabinet Office
  • met BT Group to discuss Lessons learnt through conducting Efficiency reforms [49]
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Wales Office
Dept. for Education
  • met BT Group to discuss BT and the Government's education agenda [53]
Ministry of Justice
  • met the following to discuss Broadcasting Courts [66]
    BBC
    BSkyB
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Home Office

September 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
  • met easyJet to discuss issues facing the tourism/aviation industry [71]
  • met BSkyB for introductory meeting [71]
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Dept. for Education
Ministry of Justice
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • met De La Rue to discuss trade and investment [75]
  • met Barclays PLC for meeting with Group Chairman as head of British Bankers' Association [75]

August 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Cabinet Office
  • met BBC to discuss BBC Radio [69]
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • met Barclays PLC to discuss trade and investment, Africa and climate change [75]
Home Office

July 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
  • met QinetiQ to discuss Defence issues [93]
  • met QinetiQ to discuss pending company redundancies [93]
  • met BAE Systems to discuss Roll out of TARANIS UAV Technology Demonstrator Programme [93]
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
Cabinet Office
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Dept. for Transport
Dept. for Education
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • met BAE Systems to discuss BAE's concerns about overseas commercial opportunities [90]
  • met Tesco to discuss trade and investment [90]
Home Office

June 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
Ministry of Defence
Her Majesty's Treasury
Dept. of Energy and Climate Change
  • met Lloyds TSB to discuss Green Deal issues [89]
  • met BP to discuss Gulf of Mexico oil spill [87]
  • met BP for introductory meeting and energy issues [88]
Dept. for Work and Pensions
Dept. for Transport

May 2010

Dept. for Transport
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • met BBC to discuss BBC Panel on new foreign policy [90]

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