The Editor in Chief of the BMJ has recently said:
This is the reply that I have received. The lack of leadership shown by this influential organisation is disappointing:
From: Science Media Centre Sent: 18 October 2018 To: Dr Peter J Gordon Subject: RE: Sunshine legislation Thank you for your email. The Science Media Centre is a press office embedded within the mainstream scientific community; we focus on the news media and encouraging scientists and journalists to work together. Our declaration of interests policy is based on those of others in the community. Should members of the scientific community change their policies then we would adapt accordingly.