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Political reform group Unlock Democracy has called the Lobbying Bill, which will now become law in the UK, "a huge blow to democracy".
While charities and unions would be hamstrung by the Lobbying Bill, big money lobbyists will be virtually untouched, say political reformers.
A leading political reform group has joined over 100 charities and NGOs in calling for substantial reform to the government's controversial Lobbying Bill.
The political reform group Unlock Democracy has called for the House of Lords to be replaced by a fully elected second chamber.
Unlock Democracy has condemned the lack of scrutiny of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union administration Bill.
This summer's behind-the-scenes deals show that the House of Lords in its present form remains unsustainable, says Unlock Democracy.
Following the initiative of the Scottish parliament on regulating lobbying, Unlock Democracy welcomed the opposition day motion at Westminster.
The political reform group Unlock Democracy has welcomed the Scottish Government's decision to introduce a formal lobbying register.
Any new Westminster legislation to reform party funding must include a cap on donations, says the political reform group Unlock Democracy.
The report by the McKay Commission says that English-only laws should normally need backing by a majority of MPs representing English constituencies.