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 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?
A wise person reminded me there is a strong desire by many in political campaigning and lobbying to be “a beautiful loser”. The desire runs deep to be a beautiful loser. It has many upsides. You sleep well. You have not compromised. You have purity on your side. Those who don’t agree with you are … Read more Don’t be a beautiful loser
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.