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Complainant Name:
Sally Low

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Independent

Complaint:

Sally Low of Low Associates Ltd complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had wrongly listed her company as a "lobbyist" group representing the British Chambers of Commerce.

Resolution:

The complained was resolved when the newspaper permanently removed the online version of the article and carried the following statement on its website and in print:

Low Associates have contacted us to make clear their position - as set out on their website - that "We do not lobby government (i.e. seek to influence or amend legislation or policy) on behalf of our clients." ('The shady world of lobbying', October 22).

Date Published: 27/01/2012



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