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22 September 2014: The NUJ's public relations and communications council (PRCC) has condemned the government's latest consultation on how the Lobbying Act will be implemented.
4 April 2014: The NUJ's Public Relations & Communications industrial council has welcomed the Labour Party's commitment to repeal the lobbying act if it wins power.
31 January 2014: The so-called gagging bill, which places new curbs on campaigning during election periods, has become law
21 January 2014: Lord Monks leads protesters on College Green, Westminster, against the lobbying bill, which will compromise the confidentiality of union membership records.
17 January 2014: Despite winning concessions and inflicting a few defeats, pressure must be maintained on peers and MPs as the legislation reaches its final stages
6 November 2013: NUJ says pause must be used to make radical changes to flawed legislation
4 November 2013: As peers debate the lobbying bill, the union calls for amendments to ensure a register which covers all lobbyists
8 October 2013: The NUJ is opposed to the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill and the government's suggested changes are cosmetic, not substantial.
11 September 2013: NUJ's motions to campaign against workplace bullying and mass surveillance won overwhelming support at TUC Congress.
5 September 2013: The all-party political and constitutional committee has called for the lobbying bill to be withdrawn, describing it as "seriously flawed".