21 Feb 2018

What's the deal with political lobbyists?

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:27 pm on 21 February 2018

There's a revolving door in our political scene, with officials and politicians moving from the public to the private sector.

It's become a topic of concern for political commentators as more and more of our most high profile officials step in lobbying roles.

But what are these roles and why does it matter if they take them? 

To shine a bit more light on this is University of Otago politics lecturer Bryce Edwards.

The Beehive, Wellington.

The Beehive, Wellington. Photo: ventura69/123RF