Parliamentary Law-Making

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a principle which makes Parliament the supreme legal authority in the UK, which can create or end any law.
Parliamentary Sovereignty
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special interest groups that attempt to get a law passed or changed in a particular area.
Pressure Groups
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pressure groups which represent a section of society, including trade unions and professional bodies.
Sectional
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pressure groups which represent a specific cause, idea or belief.
Cause
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bills which impact the general public and can be divided into two subtypes: Government and Private Members'
Public
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bills which impact individuals, organisations or localities. These types of bills are introduced by Parliament through a petition by the individual concerned.
Private
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bills which combine elements of a public bill and private bill. They are introduced by a government minister, but only impact a particular individual, locality or organisation.
Hybrid
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consultation document issued by the government, containing an outline of the bill and alternative policy options.
Green Paper
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a document which sets out firmer policy plans. Usually a bill will be introduced based upon these proposals.
White Paper
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special interest groups that attempt to get a law passed or changed in a particular area.

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Pressure Groups

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pressure groups which represent a section of society, including trade unions and professional bodies.

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pressure groups which represent a specific cause, idea or belief.

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bills which impact the general public and can be divided into two subtypes: Government and Private Members'

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