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

A committee in the UK Parliament.

October 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Mr Gordon Brown MP, Labour Party gave evidence on 20 Oct. [12]
  • Mr David Cameron MP, Leader of the Opposition gave evidence on 20 Oct. [12]
  • Mr Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats gave evidence on 20 Oct. [12]

July 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Mr Paul Martin, gave evidence on 7 Jul. [10]
  • Ms Sian Payne, Lesbian and Gay Foundation gave evidence on 7 Jul. [10]
  • Ms Vicky Booth, Campaign for Gender Balance (Liberal Democrats) gave evidence on 7 Jul. [10]
  • Mr Simon Fanshawe, gave evidence on 7 Jul. [10]
  • Mr Peter Wardle, Electoral Commission gave evidence on 14 Jul. [11]
  • Professor Justin Fisher, Brunel University gave evidence on 14 Jul. [11]
  • Mr Sunder Katwala, Fabian Society gave evidence on 14 Jul. [11]

June 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Ms Lorraine Barrett AM, Cardiff South and Penarth, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable Assembly gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Mrs Claire Clancy, National Assembly for Wales gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Ms Bethan Jenkins AM, South Wales West gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Mr Martin Eaglestone, Ms Siân Davies gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Ms Sara Pickard, Mencap Cymru gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Ms Liz Morgan, Stonewall Wales gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Ms Lyn Richards, Ms Eunice Chipachni gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Ms Anita Davies, Women Making a Difference, National Federation of Women's Institutes gave evidence on 8 Jun. [6]
  • Mr Alastair Campbell, gave evidence on 16 Jun. [7]
  • Mr Paul Corry, Rethink gave evidence on 16 Jun. [7]
  • Dr Tony Zigmond, Royal College of Psychiatrists gave evidence on 16 Jun. [7]
  • Mr John Knight, Leonard Cheshire Disability gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Ms Abigail Lock, Scope gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Mr Chris Holmes MBE, gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Ms Agnes Hoctor, RNID gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Mr Leys Geddes, British Stammering Association gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, House of Lords gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Ms Janet Kirk, General Secretary gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Mr Nick Russell, Co-Chair, Labour Party Disabled Members Group gave evidence on 23 Jun. [8]
  • Ms Nan Sloane, Director gave evidence on 30 Jun. [9]
  • Ms Laura Wigan, Researcher, Centre for Women and Democracy gave evidence on 30 Jun. [9]
  • Mr Derek Munn, Stonewall gave evidence on 30 Jun. [9]

April 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Mrs Janet Gaymer CBE QC, Commissioner for Public Appointments gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Mr Lewis Baston, Electoral Reform Society gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Mr Peter Riddell, Chair gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Dr Ruth Fox, Hansard Society gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Mr Ray Collins, General Secretary gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Ms Catherine Speight, Labour Party gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Rt Hon Theresa May MP, gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Mr John Maples MP, Deputy Vice-Chairman, Conservative Party gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]
  • Lord Rennard MBE, House of Lords, Chief Executive, Liberal Democrat Party gave evidence on 21 Apr. [5]

March 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Peter Facey, Director gave evidence on 3 Mar. [2]
  • Alexandra Runswick, Unlock Democracy gave evidence on 3 Mar. [2]
  • Sarah Veale, Head of Equality and Employment Rights gave evidence on 3 Mar. [2]
  • Narmada Thiranagama, Trades Union Congress (TUC) gave evidence on 3 Mar. [2]
  • Mr Trevor Phillips, Chair, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) gave evidence on 3 Mar. [2]
  • Mr Andy Hamflett, UK Youth Parliament gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Ms Louise Pulford, gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Mr Omar Salem, Young Foundation gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Mr Tony Breslin, Chief Executive gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Ms Ade Sofola, Director, Youth Action programmes, the Citizenship Foundation gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Mr Chris Waller, Professional Officer, the Association of Citizenship Teaching gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Mr Tom O'Leary, Head of Parliamentary Education Service gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Ms Aileen Walker, Director of Public Information gave evidence on 10 Mar. [3]
  • Baroness Uddin, House of Lords, Chair, Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Women Councillors Taskforce gave evidence on 31 Mar. [4]
  • Ms Helene Reardon-Bond, Government Equalities Office gave evidence on 31 Mar. [4]
  • Dame Jane Roberts, Councillors Commission gave evidence on 31 Mar. [4]
  • Councillor Anjana Patel, London Councils gave evidence on 31 Mar. [4]

January 2009

Speaker's Conference (on Parliamentary Representation)

  • Mr Simon Woolley, National Co-ordinator, Operation Black Vote (OBV) gave evidence on 20 Jan. [1]
  • Ms Liz Sayce, Chief Executive, The Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR) gave evidence on 20 Jan. [1]
  • Ms Fay Mansell, Chair, The National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) gave evidence on 20 Jan. [1]