Environment Committee backs two MRL challenges

Yesterday,  15 April, the Environment Committee debated two separate challenges to the same MRL measure: Commission Regulation amending Annexes II, III and IV to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for aclonifen, acrinathrin, Bacillus pumilus QST 2808, chlorantraniliprole, ethirimol, lufenuron, penthiopyrad, picloram and Pseudomonas … Read more Environment Committee backs two MRL challenges

What do you do when decision makers agree with you on the need for change, but not for the same reasons?

What do you do when the people making the decisions agree with you but for different reasons? One of the tricky points that comes up in lobbying and campaigning is that decision makers want the same outcome as you, but for very different reasons. I’ve never had a problem with this. If someone backs the … Read more What do you do when decision makers agree with you on the need for change, but not for the same reasons?

Keep learning

In the Easter holiday, I am going to do Jim Kwik’s course ‘Superbrain Quest’. It is a course to help you improve your memory and  productivity. Two useful skills for any busy lobbyist.   I’ll let you know how how things go week by week here.