Frans Timmermans' ban on top commission officials meeting unregistered lobbyists is widely flouted (Photo:

Will Timmermans really shed light on lobbying in Brussels?

Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans' launch in March of a consultation to improve the EU lobby register came seven months late. Does it herald a genuine step forward towards improved lobby transparency in Brussels?

A database of organisations working to influence EU legislation, the European transparency register was desi...

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