Westminster UndergroundThe Alliance for Lobbying Transparency: Campaigning to end secrecy in lobbying.

Lobbyists are paid to influence government decisions. So, whether it's the private healthcare lobby pushing for the current NHS reforms; or banks lobbying against reform of the financial system; or the construction industry wanting to get their hands on greenbelt land, the activities of lobbyists affect our lives in countless ways.

We think the public should know who is influencing government decisions.

And the government agrees in principle - it has promised to make lobbying transparent with a register of lobbyists. But its current plans to open up the influence industry are a sham. Now is the time to tell them what you think, and put an end to the back-room deal nature of politics. Read on.