Lobby row over consultancy appointment

Publication Date12 February 2021
Publication titleBusiness Insider
The business, formed by former MSP Andrew Wilson and Malcolm Robertson, appointed Ian Duncan, Lord Duncan of Springbank as a consulting partner. But Peter Duncan, the ASPA convenor, said:"You can be a lobbyist or you can be a law maker, but you cannot be both." It said Charlotte Street was no longer eligible to be a member and had been removed. But the agency said the appointment had been approved by the UK government's Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA).

A spokesman said:"His work for us, as a...

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