Pressure Groups (Contd)

Government SSS 1 Third Term


Pressure Groups (Contd)

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to know:

      i. Functions of the pressure group.

ii. Problems of pressure group.

iii. Difference between pressure group and political parties.

Function of Pressure Groups

1. Pressure groups offer useful suggestion and advise.

2. They act as a link between the government and the people.

3. They act a check against dictatorship.

4. Pressure groups provide useful information in the process of law-making.

5. They promote members of the country's interest.

6. Pressure groups provide specialised and expert information to the government.

7. They promote economic stability.

8. They assist the underprivileged in the country.

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