Corporate Europe Observatory in association with LobbyControl, Spinwatch and Friends of the Earth Europe invites you to vote for this year’s most offensive case of corporate lobbying in the EU capital Brussels.
is your opportunity to decide which of the ten nominated cases of dubious
lobbying deserves to be remembered as the most ruthless influence peddler, the
fastest spinner of spin, the grand master of disguise, in short who will become
the EU Worst Lobby Award 2005 champion! Go to: http://www.corporateeurope.org/worstlobby/
File On 4: "Lobbying the EU"
"Brussels has 15,000 lobbyists whose job is to try to influence European policy. But does a lack of regulation and transparency allow them and their corporate clients too much influence over the decisions that are made?"
Listen to File On 4: BBC Radio 4, Sunday 28 November, 2005 at 1700 GMT.
Or download the programme (MP3 15 Mb)