This leads to a discussion of forms of lobbyism
and a focus on the politicians who leave politics through the so called 'revolving door' to work in the private sector.
The opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, declared they would file a claim with the Constitutional Court over suspicions of lobbyism
in the yield of timber.
He voiced suspicion that the so-called "change of statute" clause still carries concealed possibilities for lobbyism
, especially when private forests are concerned.
In conclusion, Kolarova stated that, unless Parliament passed a Code of Ethics and an act on lobbyism
, it could not possibly persuade anybody that it really wanted to put an end to influence trading and the intermingling of politics and organized crime.
Over the past year, Bulgaria's magistracy was tainted by a couple of scandals, one of which included lobbyism
in the appointments of magistrates and the other transfers of valuable real estate below market prices to family members of senior judiciary.
The Bulgarian right-wing Blue Coalition is asking for the resignation of the Head of the Parliamentary Agriculture Committee, Desisalva Taneva, over alleged acts of lobbyism
The socialist MP further pointed out the Speaker must assume full responsibility about the scandalous amendment to the Drug Substances Act, which, if materialized, would have liberalized the rules about advertisements including pictures of illegal drugs and was considered an act of lobbyism
on the part of two MPs from the ruling GERB party.
Bulgaria's Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov, denied accusations of lobbyism
and explained that the amendment which was abolished refers to the comfort of the buses and not to their safety.
Earlier Friday, Bulgaria's Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov, denied accusations of lobbyism
explained that the amendment which was abolished refers to the comfort of the buses and not to their safety.