(6)The diffrents types of groups that pressure appeal to / or are consulted


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(6)The diffrents types of groups that pressure appeal to / or are consulted
  1. Ministers and civil servants
    1. Minister and civil servants are at the heart of the 'core executive', they are the network of bodies, which develop and make government policy
      1. Routie behind-the scene meeting with civil servant and member of policy committees maybe the most most important way of exerting influence
      2. Parliament
        1. Presure groups that can't gain access to exective maybe look to exert influence through parliament
          1. Less can be achieved by influences parliament than influence the executive, although they can change details of legislation or the profile of a political issue
            1. PG's can gain influence on Private member bills, parliament question time and select committee inquiries.
              1. Parliament Lobbying has grown for various reasons
                1. More indepheth minded back bencher
                  1. The intoduece of departmental setect commiotees
                    1. The growing use of professional lobbyist and political consultant
                      1. The fact that the partially reform house of lords is more assertive
                    2. Political parties
                      1. The motive for groups deveping link with poltitivcl party is clear
                        1. Influence party policy can therfor lead to influencing government policy
                          1. Party funding is a prime example of PG exerting there influence " he who pay the piper calls the tune."
                          2. Public opinion
                            1. These stratergy are adopted by outsider goups
                              1. The purpose of such strategies is to influence government in directly by pushing issues up the political agenda and demonstrating both strength and level of public support for a particular cause
                              2. Direct action
                                1. Direct action is political action that is direct in that it imposing sanctions that effect government or the running of the country; direct action is often but not necessarily illegal
                                  1. They aim to cause disruption or convenience. the example are strikes, blockades, boycott or non violent direct action - civil disobedience
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