The Public Affairs Board is the voice of the public affairs and lobbying industry.
The Public Affairs Board is the new, unified body for the industry and will fulfil its role of ensuring transparency through a joint register; enforce high standards through a unified Public Affairs Code; and promote a wider understanding of public affairs and the contribution it makes to public life.
The Public Affairs Board came into effect Thursday, 1st November, 2018 following consultation and a vote to merge the APPC and the Public Affairs and Lobbying Group of the PRCA. The reputation of lobbying has been transformed by self-regulation, professionalism, and ethical standards, and the Public Affairs Board is professional resourced by the PRCA while building on the work of the APPC. As the voice of public affairs, the Public Affairs Board defends the principles of transparency and ethical standards and promotes the industry in dialogue with Government, political parties, and the media.
- PRCA response to Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry
- PRCA response to the Post-legislative scrutiny review of Part 1 of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014
- PRCA Public Affairs Board Executive Committee Elections Candidate Statements 2021/22
- PRCA Public Affairs Board NextGen PA Elections 2021/22
- PRCA's response to ORCL's consultation on guidance, codes of conduct, and compliance
- PRCA Public Affairs Board NextGen PA Elections 2021 - February
- PRCA Public Affairs Board NextGen PA Elections 2020 - November
- PRCA's response to The Committee on Standards inquiry into All Party Parliamentary Group (APPGs).
- PRCA's response to the Lobbying (Scotland) Act Review
- PRCA Public Affairs Board Executive Committee Elections 2020 - Scotland
- PRCA Public Affairs Board Executive Committee Elections 2020
- PRCA Public Affairs Board Chair Elections 2020
- PRCA Public Affairs Board NextGen PA Elections 2020
- PRCA Public Affairs Code Consultation
- PRCA's response to ORCL's Code of Conduct consultation
- PRCA's response to ORCL's Registerable Communications consultation