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Consultation

Second Review of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

From: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Open for submissions from: 12 April 2019, 09:00
Closed on: 10 May 2019, 17:00

Summary

Submissions are invited from interested parties as part of the second review of the operation of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015. A paper setting out the background to and details about this review is enclosed.

Lobbying Act Public Consultation Document

Public Consultation for the Second Review of the Operation of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015.

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The paper includes the template document to be used to provide a submission.

Submissions should be forwarded to lobbying@per.gov.ie as soon as possible, but no later than 5pm on Friday the 10th of May 2019 (late submissions will not be accepted). Any information provided in submissions may be used in order to assist towards the determination of conclusions and any recommendations for amendments to the Act.

It should be noted that DPER, in the interests of transparency, intends to publish on its website the content of all submissions received in response to this consultation document and the identity of the party making the submission, including their affiliation. Any submission containing commercially sensitive or private or confidential material should therefore clearly identify that portion of the submission which contains such information and specify the reasons for its sensitivity. All submissions received will be subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and may be released or published on foot of third party applications or otherwise. Please check the enclosed Privacy Notice regarding this Public Consultation in relation to the use of personal data that DPER will collect as part of this process.

Lobbying Act Consultation Privacy Notice

Public Consultation on the Second Review of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015.

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In relation to the publication of submissions received, DPER have released the following submissions:

Overview of Submissions Received (Table) - Second Review of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Submission 1

1. Tom Daly, ELSA Security

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Submission 2

2. Alan Condron, Condron's Supervalu

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Submission 3

3. David Hall, Irish Mortgage Holders Association

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Submission 4

4. Dr. John Hogan, Dr. Sharon Feeney, Technological University Dublin

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Submission 5

5. Kathryn Reilly, Irish Heart Foundation

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Sumbission 6

6. Alison Ryan

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Submission 7

7. Lynda Crawford, Dept. of Rural and Community Development

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Submission 8

8. Pat Ennis, Garda Representative Association

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Submission 9

9. Dr. Michele Crepaz, Trinity College Dublin

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Submission 10

10. Dara Larkin

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Submission 11

11. Sandra Tobin, Dept. of Education and Skills

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Submission 12

12. Dr. Martina Byrne, Public Relations Institute of Ireland

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Submission 13

13. Dr. Martina Byrne, Public Relations Consultants Association

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Submission 14

14. Morgan Lee, ITMAC

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Submission 15

15. Tara Buckley, RGDATA

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Submission 16

16. Siobhan Masterson, IBEC

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Submission 17

17. Michael Mc Loughlin, Youth Work Ireland

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Submission 18

18. Erich Steyaert, Irish Cancer Society

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Submission 19

19. Joanelle O'Cleirigh, Irish Chapter of the Women's White Collar Defense Association

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Submission 20

20. Gary Clooney, DAA

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Submission 21

21. Sherry Perrault, Standards in Public Office Commission

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Submission 22

22. Ivan Cooper, The Wheel

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Submission 23

23. Elaine Farrell, Irish Farmers Association

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Submission 24

24. Alison Connolly, Focus Ireland

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Submission 25

25. Marie Sinnott, ESB

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Submission 26

26. David Byrne, COPE Galway

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Submission 27

27. Áine Aherne, ERVIA

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Copies of the paper referred to above can also be obtained by contacting Steven Fadian, Government Reform Unit, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, 7-9 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, D02 V223 or by telephone at 076 100 7346.