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British Pressure Groups: Their Role in Relation to the House of Commons
British Pressure Groups: Their Role in Relation to the House of Commons
By J. D. Stewart
Oxford University Press, 1958, 273 pp.

An important and pioneering inquiry into the relation of pressure groups and special interests and the membership of the House of Commons. The author feels that pressure groups are necessary to the operation of a complex society, but that this rôle must be carried out with responsibility.