The Lobbying Register Team

The Lobbying Register Team has been set up to develop and implement a new lobbying register following the enactment of the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016.

The main aims of the Team are to:

  • Introduce an online lobbying register and supporting website.
  • Develop clear and easily interpretable policy, guidance and information on the operation of the register, for use by parliamentarians, senior officials and lobbyists.
  • Promote use of the new register to all internal and external stakeholders by effective use of personal contact, public information, campaigning and social media.
  • Maintain and monitor the new register appropriately, supporting all existing and new users of the register, once live.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory duties related to the register. 

Find out more about the Act and the Lobbying Register.

Latest News

Date set for Lobbying Register Enforcement


The date that Scotland's new Lobbying Register will come into force has been announced today.

From Monday 12 March 2018 all regulated lobbying in Scotland, as defined in the Lobbying (Scotland) Act, will have to be registered on Scotland's new Lobbying Register.

Find out more in our News Release.





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Keep up with the latest developments of the Lobbying Register through our news pages.

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Lobbying Register Working Group

Find out more about the Working Group which has been set up provide further information and assistance, as the Act moves towards full implementation early next year.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, or want to get in touch, please contact:

Lobbying Register Team

Tower 4, TG.01

The Scottish Parliament, EH99 1SP

Email: lobbying@parliament.scot

0131 348 5408