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How successful are pressure groups?
What is success?
Read the two articles, then download the worksheet and fill in page 1 to summarise what it means for a pressure group to be successful, and what the key factors are that affect the success of the group (success criteria).
Fairclough, P. (2013, September). Pressure Groups: What makes them successful? Politics Review, 2-5.
Cooper, T. (2016, February). Why do UK pressure groups fail? Politics Review, 6-7.
In the first part of the topic you will be investigating one named pressure group and preparing to debate the motion
"This House believes that ..... is a successful pressure group".
Your teacher will tell you which group you will be investigating. Use page 2 of the document above to make a mind map to summarize what you already know and what you want to find out.
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