(a) Pressure groups are the organisations that attempt to influence government policies. These organisations are formed when people with common occupation, interest, aspirations and opinions come together in order to achieve a common objective.
(b) The pressure groups benefit people in the following ways
(i) The pressure groups mobilise people to struggle collectively to achieve a specific objective.
(ii) They attempt to influence government policies in favour of people’s interest.
(iii) They have specific target to achieve.