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

September 2011

Met with Compact Voice to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with School for Social Entrepreneurs, Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation, Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action, Ealing Community and Voluntary Service, Wirral CVS, Bradford Community and Voluntary service, National Children's Bureau, Voluntary Action Westminster, Media Trust, Voluntary Action within Kent, Civil Exchange, Social Enterprise, UK Youth, Voluntary Action Cardiff, Community Action Southwark, Merton Voluntary Action Council, Community Foundations, Action for Children, Lambeth Voluntary Action Council, North West Leicestershire Council for Voluntary Orgs, Peckham Voluntary Sector Forum, Community Matters, Community Links Bromley, Voluntary Action Waltham Forest, NCVYS, Euclid, GVOC, Counsil for Voluntary Services South Glouc, Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service, Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council, Hackney Council for Voluntary Service, BYC, Victim Support, Reading Voluntary Action, Salford Community and Voluntary Services, Voluntary Action Haringey, Just for Kids Law, HAVCO Haringey, Community Development Agency for Hertfordshire, Brent Association for Voluntary Action, Bradford CVS, Voluntary Action Leicestershire, NAVCA, Community Impact Bucks, Youth A.I.D. Lewisham, Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations, Council for Voluntary Service Medway, Voluntary Action Lewisham, Princes Trust, Care Forum, Volunteering England, Voluntary Action Islington, Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services, Greenwich Action for Voluntary Service, NAVCA, London Youth, British Red Cross, Volunteering Bristol, Enfield Voluntary Action, Social Enterprise, BLF, Family Action, BTEG, Voluntary Action Coventry, St Giles Trust, Communiy Foundations, Acevo, Institute of Fundraising, Oasis, Locality, Croydon Voluntary Action, Mentoring and Befriending Foundation, NCYVS, Voluntary Action Camden, LEAP Confronting Conflict, Urban Forum, BITC, New Philanthropy Capital, Voice4Change, Women's Resource Centre, and Voscur to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Community Development Foundation and Community Foundation Network to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Race Online to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Co-Operatives UK, CDFA, Big Issue Invest, The Big Issue, The Big Lunch, Eden Project, Centre for Social Justice, Local Giving, CFN, Locality, Youthnet, National Trust, CPRE, Spice, Civic Voice, Community Matters, Keep Britain Tidy, Business in the Community, Big Lottery Fund, Barrow Cadbury Trust, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UnLtd, O2, RSA Group, British Beer and Pub Association, and Your Square Mile to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Besso to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Association of Charitable Foundations to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with NCVO to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Rotary International to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Sports England to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

August 2011

Met with Locality to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Community Development Foundation to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with SCA Limited to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with NSPCC to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

July 2011

Met with The Giving Machine to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Great Yarmouth Community to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Tides to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Locality to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with One Church to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with The Princes Trust to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with School for Social Entrepreneurs to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Community Links to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with ISIS to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Jamie Kelsey to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Clearly So to discuss The Big Society Policy. [2]

Met with Charles Walker MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their constituency. [2]

Met with Alex Cunningham MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [2]

June 2011

Met with Caroline Dineage MP and constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Julian Smith MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Greg Mulholland MP and constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Dr Michael Nussbaum to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with New Philanthropy Capital to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Joseph Rowntree Foundation to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Margaret Curuthas to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Big Issue to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with ACEVO to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Everything to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Impetus to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with V-inspired to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Your Square Mile to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Martyn Rose to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with BITC and National Grid to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Catch 22 to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with CIC Association to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with NCVO to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Big Lottery Fund to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Treejumpers to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Refuge to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Geordie Greig and Evening Standard to discuss The Big Society Policy. [3]

May 2011

Met with United Way to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with RBS to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Worldwide Volunteering to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with HSBC to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Youth Utd to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with SERCO to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Aidan Burley MP and constituents to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with David Rutley MP and Constituents to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Eden Project and Message Trust to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Islington Giving to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Royal Horticultural Society to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with British Inspirational Trust to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Marie Curie Cancer Care to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Big Society Capital to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Zopa to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Fast Track Agency to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Richard Benyon MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Rob Wilson MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Craig Whittaker MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their Constituency. [3]

Met with Gordon Henderson MP and Constituents to discuss The Voluntary Sector within their constituency. [3]

Met with Training for Life to discuss Big Society Policy . [3]

April 2011

Met with Private Equity Foundation to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with ICG to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with CIOT to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Cruse Bereavement Care to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Locality to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Community Matters to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Social Enterprise Coalition to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with NAVCA to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with NCVO to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with ACEVO to discuss Big Society Policy. [3]

Met with Lord Lieutenant David Briggs to discuss Voluntary Sector. [3]

March 2011

Met with Oasis Trust to discuss working models of The Big Society and Oasis Trust. [4]

Met with Sir Ronald Cohen and Nick O'Donohoe to discuss Big Society Bank. [4]

Met with Rockefeller foundation to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Goldman Sachs to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with The Horticultural Trades Association to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Cafonline to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Participle to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Circle Partnership to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Slivers of Time to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Talk about Local to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Apple to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Bob Stewart MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Martin Horwood MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Stewart Jackson MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Deputy Prime Minister's constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Linda Riordan MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

February 2011

Met with Hazel Blears MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Gavin Barwell MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Anna Soubry MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Damian Green MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Chloe Smith MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Jenny Chapman MP and constituent to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Jonathan Lord MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Marcus Jones MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Zac Goldsmith MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Chris White MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Mark Spencer MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Norman Lamb MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with ACEVO to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Schoolstrader to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Citizen's UK to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with IPPR to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Social Enterprise to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Allia to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Cafonline to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Do-it to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Rothschild to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with BLF to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Challenger trust to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with WRVS to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with JP Morgan to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

January 2011

Met with The Big Society Network to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with BTCV to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Young Enterprise to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Media Trust to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with NESTA and the Panahpur trust to discuss Big Society Policy. [4]

Met with Harriet Baldwin MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Rachel Reeves MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Tristrum Hunt MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

Met with Andrew Selous MP and constituents to discuss voluntary sector within their constituency. [4]

December 2010

Met with Tesco to discuss BITC. [5]

Met with Bridges ventures to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Goldman Sachs to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Serco to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Youth Sport Trust to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Institute for Fundraising to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Gamcare to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with School for Social Entrepreneurs to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Participle to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with UnLtd to discuss Social Enterprise. [5]

Met with Rockcorps to discuss National Citizen Service. [5]

November 2010

Met with Voluntary Services USA to discuss Volunteering. [5]

Met with V to discuss Volunteering. [5]

Met with Slivers of Time to discuss Volunteering. [5]

Met with NCVO to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Changemakers to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Barclays to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with FSI to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with NCVO to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Business in the Community to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Asda to discuss BITC. [5]

Met with Women's Resource Conference to discuss Commissioning. [5]

Met with Start Here for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Action for Children for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Compact Voice to discuss The Compact. [5]

October 2010

Met with Media Trust to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Triodos to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Cass Business School to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Directory of Social Change to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Social Finance to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Hertfordshire Community Foundation to discuss Big Society Agenda. [5]

Met with Woodland Trust for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Making Every Adult Matter for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Co-operatives UK for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Rockcorps to discuss youth volunteering. [5]

Met with Fairbridge to discuss Commissioning. [5]

September 2010

Met with Chartered Institute of Taxation for meeting on Gift Aid. [6]

Met with British Banking Association to discuss Big Society Agenda. [6]

Met with Co-op Financial Services to discuss Big Society Agenda. [6]

Met with Community Development Foundation for introductory meeting. [6]

Met with Community Service Volunteers (CSV) for introductory meeting. [6]

Met with Third Sector Research Centre for introductory meeting. [6]

Met with Compact Voice for Board meeting. [6]

Met with Cambridge House for general meeting. [6]

Met with Adults facing Chronic Exclusion (ACE) for general meeting. [6]

Met with UN Special Envoy on Malaria to discuss Big Socety Seminar. [6]

August 2010

Met with Youthnet for introductory meeting. [6]

July 2010

Met with Harlow Multi-Faith Forum for general meeting on Big Society. [7]

Met with Nesta for introductory meeting. [7]

Met with Big Lottery Fund for introductory meeting. [7]

Met with Commission for the Compact for introductory meeting. [7]

Met with v for introductory meeting. [7]

Met with Lord Phillips of Sudbury for meeting on Gift Aid. [7]

Met with Improvement and Development Agency (IdeA) and Local Government Association (LGA) for general meeting. [7]

Met with Volunteering England for general meeting. [7]

Met with St Giles Trust for general meeting. [7]

Met with Slivers of Time for meeting on volunteering. [7]

Met with Charity Sector Law Monitoring Group for meeting on music licensing. [7]

Met with PPL and Performing Rights Society for meeting on music licensing. [7]

Met with Community Matters for meeting on community organisers. [7]

Met with The Challenge for meeting on National Citizen Service. [7]