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Special interest group

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By Admin Eltis / Updated: 12 Nov 2015

Definition – Special interest groups are organisations or groups of people with a common interest that seek to achieve special advantages, typically through political lobbying.

Relevance to SUMP – Examples of special interest groups that should be engaged through the SUMP preparation process include taxi driver associations, cycling associations and environmental protection groups. See also community group.

Source: Oxford Dictionaries (online)

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