Regulation of lobbying act 2015
The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 is designed to provide information to the public about who is lobbying whom about what.
Section 6(4) of the Act requires each public body to publish a list of designated public officials of the body. The purpose of the list is:
- to allow members of the public to identify those persons who are designated public officials;
- to be used as a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a designated public official’s details.
Further information is available at www.lobbying.ie.
Member of the Science Foundation Ireland Board who is Designated Public Official is:
Mr Declan Hughes, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment