The Royal Colleges and Sunshine Legislation

[Please note: this post is a work in progress. I will add further responses, as and when received]

“. . . at present we do not feel able to support an initiative that would make such registration mandatory” [8 November 2018]

“This is a matter for the Government to decide” [22 October 2018]

The Royal Society of Medicine is an independent and apolitical organisation and as such we do not get involved in legislative issues” [13 November 2018]

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.” [18 October 2018]

[Minervation Ltd has not responded to the question of whether it supports sunshine legislation.]