"A Little Lobbying" is the 16th episode of Casualty and the premiere of the 2nd series. It was preceded by "Closure" and followed by "A Drop of the Hard Stuff". The episode was directed by Antonia Bird and written by the show's creators Paul Unwin and Jeremy Brock.
Ewart meets the new Unit General Manager for Holby, Elizabeth Straker, and the fight's on to reopen the night. A distraught Charlie arrives for duty after finding Baz has left and Megan's getting no support from Ted as she and the other members of the staff fight to get Holby opened again. With public support, the management have to back down and the night shift is reopened.