Analysis: Defeat of aviation lobby first win for those who take Scotland’s climate emergency seriously
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray says that the climate movement should register the significance of the Scottish Government’s decision to scrap plans to cut Air Passenger Duty by 50 per cent: a victory over a well organised and determined corporate aviation lobby
SUCCESSES are hard to come by for those who work in the grassroots of politics, and doubly so on issues where a powerful corporate lobby clearly stands on the opposing side.
Corporate capture of EU member-states in Brussels ‘very high’ and ‘getting worse’, think-tank finds
‘Captured States: When EU Governments are a channel for corporate interests’ challenges “nationalist rhetoric” which sees “blaming the EU ‘appartus’ alone” as a sufficient explanation of EU corporate power
Rebuttal: Is it ‘completely unfair’ to call Charlotte Street Partners corporate lobbyists?
CommonSpace spoke to three lobbying experts about whether it was ‘completely unfair’ to describe Charlotte Street Partners as corporate lobbyists
ANDREW WILSON, chair of the SNP’s Growth Commission on the economics of independence published at the start of June, was interviewed in the Sunday Herald on 1 July.