Tim Yeo has stood down as chair of the energy and climate change committee, amid accusation of corruption.
Tim Yeo is fighting to save his position as a key policy influencer on energy issues after a lobbying sting by undercover reporters.
The government could legislate to ensure misbehaving peers are booted out of the Lords, Nick Clegg has suggested, as lobbyists face permanent expulsion from parliament.
Lobbying reform groups have reacted with outrage at the government's decision to tack on an attack on Labour's funding to its response to the ongoing lobbying scandal.
The government will use the lobbying scandal to clampdown on the trade unions which fund the Labour party.
Kneejerk responses to the lobbying scandal and terrorism in Woolwich are inherently weak. It's why we should treat them with suspicion - and the coalition's gay marriage reforms with respect.
Two Labour peers have been suspended from the party after a sting operation caught them on camera offering to act for a foreign energy firm.
We shouldn't rush to judgement over the Patrick Mercer's lobbying scandal. But lobbying in the UK is still far less transparent and accountable than it should be.
No 10 is refusing to reveal the extent of Lynton Crosby's discussions with David Cameron about plain packaging, as a row over the lobbyist's links with the shelved policy continues to escalate.
The UK has dropped from 16th to 17th in the international corruption table, as worries over unfair lobbying and party political funding grow.
Lobbying in Brussels is so pervasive businesses sometimes write the first drafts of legislation. This is how it happens.
Government proposals to create a statutory register of third party lobbyists would not include those working for firms like News International, MPs found today.
The shocking revelation that a Conservative party co-treasurer offered access to the prime minister and chancellor for up to £250,000 underscores the need for urgent reforms to clean up political party funding in the UK.
Conservative treasurer Peter Cruddas has been forced to quit after a cash-for-access sting exposed him offering time with the PM in exchange for a £250,000 donation.
This scandal won't trigger a sudden revolution in the way our political system funds itself. But it would be wrong to say it won't make a difference.
As treasurer, Peter Cruddas should have been briefed on what he could and couldn't offer. The incompetence on display here is astonishing.
Here's some brief notes about developments on the nitty-gritty of constitutional reform, from today's deputy prime minister's questions.
Labour MP John Cryer comments to PoliticsHome on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism lobbying sting operation
Lord Bell, public relations executive, comments on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism lobbying sting operation:
John Trickett, shadow Cabinet Office minister, comments on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism lobbying sting operation.
Revelations about "embarrassing" strategems used by a lobbying firm have prompted further demands for reform from Labour.
It is easier to find the source of the Nile than the source of ex-politicians' funding.
Direct access to influential Cabinet ministers could be of huge financial value to a lobbyist, with some 'connections' valued at £112,000, according to a report published today.
From the expenses scandal to the Werritty scandal, there is but one concern that I have just discovered: some apologies are bigger than others.
David Cameron's defiant, sneering response to the Liam Fox affair is about as reassuring as some cheery words of optimism from the captain of the Titanic.