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Interest group

GLOSSARY TERMS

By Admin / Updated: 12 Nov 2015

Definition – Interest groups are organisations or groups of people with a common interest that seek to achieve special advantages, typically through political lobbying. There are groups with special interests like taxi driver associations, cycling associations and environmental protection groups or networks of businesses whose common goal is to represent and protect the interests of this particular group.

Relevance to SUMP – Interest groups should be engaged through the SUMP preparation process. See also community groupsinfo-icon.

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