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

September 2011

Met with Ecoplastics, Coca-Cola, Veolia, Friends of the Earth, British Glass, CBI, and Financial Dynamics for Recycling & the Waste Review round-table. [2]

Met with Dogs Trust to discuss Microchipping. [2]

Met with Business Council for Sustainable Development, Tata Steel Europe, and Converteam to discuss Emergency Supply Chain Summit’ report. [2]

Met with Voluntary Initiative for Pesticides for introductory meeting. [2]

August 2011

Met with British Metals Recycling Association, S Norton & Co Ltd, Recycling Lives, United Utilities, Lancaster University, and Crown Bevcan UK to discuss North West Regional visit, fact-finding under the waste portfolio. [2]

Met with Associated British Ports to discuss Fact-finding visit under the Adapting to Climate Change Portfolio. [2]

Met with Plunkett Foundation to discuss Social Enterprises study visit in Cumbria. [2]

June 2011

Met with Plymouth University to discuss Dinner. [3]

Met with EEF to discuss GHG reporting. [3]

Met with Freight Transport Association to discuss GHG reporting. [3]

Met with Association of Chief Police Officers to discuss Dangerous dogs. [3]

Met with Campaign to Protect Rural England to discuss Bottle deposit schemes. [3]

Met with RSPB to discuss Herbicides. [3]

Met with NIKE to discuss Sustainable clothing roadmap. [3]

Met with Rowse Honey to discuss GM pollen. [3]

Met with Green Alliance, Friends of the Earth, CBI, and ESA to discuss Waste review. [3]

Met with Country Land and Business Association to discuss Waste issues. [3]

May 2011

Met with Agricultural Biotechnology Council to discuss GM crops. [3]

Met with Animal Defenders International to discuss animal welfare. [3]

Met with British Bee Keepers Association to discuss Bees. [3]

Met with British Metal Recycling Association to discuss Metal recycling. [3]

Met with RSPCA to discuss Pet travel schemes. [3]

Met with NFU, CPA, AIC, and NAAC to discuss Pesticides. [3]

April 2011

Met with Energy from Waste UK Coalition for introductory meeting. [3]

Met with Communication Workers Union to discuss Dangerous Dogs. [3]

Met with RSPCA, Battersea Cat and Dogs Home, and Blue Cross to discuss Dog controls . [3]

Met with Environmental Services Association to discuss the Waste Review. [3]

March 2011

Met with Moorland Association to discuss pesticide use. [4]

Met with British Retail Consortium to discuss the waste review. [4]

Met with Packaging Federation to discuss packaging industry. [4]

February 2011

Met with Carbon Disclosure Project to discuss Mandatory Carbon Reporting. [4]

Met with British Horse Society re Forestry to discuss British Horse Society re Forestry. [4]

Met with Dogs Trust to discuss dangerous dogs and microchipping. [4]

Met with Coca Cola to discuss waste policy. [4]

January 2011

Met with Local Government Association to discuss Adapting to Climate Change. [4]

Met with Town & Country Planning Association to discuss Adapting to Climate Change and Littering. [4]

Met with Fair Pensions to discuss Mandatory Carbon Reporting. [4]

Met with Aldersgate Group to discuss Mandatory Carbon Reporting. [4]

Met with Friends of the Earth to discuss waste and resources. [4]

Met with Voluntary Initiative to discuss pesticides. [4]

November 2010

Met with Campaign for Dark Skies to discuss Light Pollution. [5]

Met with Eurobond to discuss Ozone depleting substances. [5]

Met with National Children’s Bureau to discuss Sustainable living and responding to environmental change. [5]

October 2010

Met with Transport For London to discuss Air Quality. [5]

Met with COOP to discuss Greenhouse Gas Emissions. [5]

Met with Meeting Association for Organics Recycling to discuss Composting and general recycling policy. [5]

Met with Green Investment Bank Bank to discuss the Green Investment. [5]

Met with Ocado to discuss Plastic Bag policy. [5]

September 2010

Met with Wrigley's to discuss chewing gum litter. [6]

July 2010

Met with UK Noise Association to discuss Neighbour noise, value for money, joined up working across government departments. [7]

Met with Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) to discuss Genetically Modified Organisms. [7]

Met with National Farmers Union to discuss Research and Development, Pesticides, Genetic Modification. [7]

Met with Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to discuss Energy from waste, Carbon Reporting, Climate change adaptation. [7]

Met with Georgina Downs to discuss UK Pesticides campaign. [7]

Met with Energy Savings Trust (EST) for introductory meeting, Role of EST. [7]

June 2010

Met with Pesticide Action Network to discuss general Intoduction. [7]

Met with Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to discuss general introductory meeting, Anaerobic Digestion, Landfill and Construction Commitments. [7]

Met with Kennel Club to discuss Public Consultation on dangerous dogs. [7]

Met with Country Land and Business Association to discuss Anaerobic Digestion, Sudden Oak Death Fly tipping. [7]

Met with British Association of Shooting and Conservation to discuss Lead Ammunition, Natural Environement White Paper, Agri Environment. [7]