Final stages for the controversial lobbying law

Once again, the lobbying legislation sometimes referred to as the “gagging law” is being debated in Parliament as items for the weekly newsletter were being prepared.

Links from before the debate:

Quick notes from afterwards: The government was defeated on an amendment on staff costs. Third Reading (the final stage in the Lords) is due for 21st January, then the bill returns to the Commons. BBC coverage http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-lords-25749786 (includes video) or The Guardian’s.