What are pressure groups?

(a) What are pressure groups?
(b) How did they benefit people?

(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 peopleā€™s interest.
(iii) They have specific target to achieve.

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