Lobbying Parliament

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NGOs

are of use to parliamentarians and civil servants because of the insights they have from working on the ground.

Research

assistants of MPs are important as MPs themselves are often very busy.

This is a step-by-step guide through the Parliamentary process, detailing how Z2K (an organisation which provides practical help for vulnerable debtors) tried to influence the outcome of the Welfare Reform Bill so that the legislation took into account the needs of their client group.

It includes practical tips on how voluntary and community sector groups can influence the policy-making process. It is written by Rev. Paul Nicolson, founder and a trustee of Z2K, an experienced campaigner who has been lobbying Parliament on issues related to poverty for decades.

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