Ref NoGUA/6/1/2/1/1/34
TitleLobby Campaign
DateSeptember 1986 - 19 November 1986
Extent1 file
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited; Editor's Office; Peter Cole
DescriptionPapers relating to the lobby system campaign.

In 1986 the Guardian and the Independent campaigned to change the unattributable nature of information passed to lobby journalists through the parliamentary lobby system.

Includes copies of the programme of action for the campaign, notes on the Independant's plans for the campaign, a description of the trouble with the system from James Naughtie, copies of press articles following the campaign (24 October 1986 - 25 October 1986) and a summary of the conclusions from the inquiry into lobby practice.

Also includes external correspondence between Peter Cole and leading policiticians regarding supporting the campaign.
System Of ArrangementBroadly chronological.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialOverlap with ref: GUA/6/1/2/1/33 Lobby System.

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