The relationship between political lobbyists and government has long been called into question by academics and politicians alike. But now scrutiny is being directed towards the involvement of lobbyists who are party officials as well.

The most recent voice to the mix is mining magnate Clive Palmer, who is pushing for a ban on lobbyists holding senior posts in the Liberal party.The major donor to the Liberal National Party is calling for full transparency in the political process.

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