The Scottish Parliament maintains a lobbying register that contains information about the people that seek to influence MSPs and their senior advisers.
Corporations, businesses and charities lobbying MSPs and ministers to influence Scottish laws reported thousands of meetings later than the statutory deadline.
The whisky industry has been accused to trying to "sabotage" the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme for drinks containers.
Anti-abortion lobbyists have met with MSPs from all the major political parties, prompting concerns from women’s rights groups.
The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
Hundreds of meetings between Scottish ministers and multinationals, wealthy individuals and other influential organisations were left off the lobbying register in 2020 due to loopholes in legislation.
The oil industry has lobbied the Scottish Government on “the importance of balanced messaging” in the run-up to the global climate summit in Glasgow.
Heathrow airport has lobbied Scottish ministers and MSPs over 40 times in two years to back a proposed third runway in London.
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.