This briefing considers the parliamentary scrutiny of the Lobbying (Scotland) Bill prior to Stage 3 proceedings which are scheduled for 10 March 2016. The briefing outlines the recommendations and comments made by the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments (SPPA) Committee in its Stage 1 report on the Bill, and the Scottish Government’s response.
It also considers significant amendments lodged during Stage 2 proceedings and Scottish Government amendments proposed for Stage 3.
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Published: 2 March 2016