The altruistic face of lobbying


I've been indirectly involved this week in the sort of effort that reinforces my faith in the contribution that advocacy can make to the betterment of society. This week has seen the parliamentary launch of Dropping off the Edge by Professor Tony Vinson. Such research doesn't come cheap, even if the main researchers gain no personal financial rewards. Some sceptics will find self-interest in any proposals for government remedial action but there is none in these efforts to alleviate social disadvantage in an otherwise rich nation - John Warhurst

The altruistic face of lobbying