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The last thing we need is more obsessive pressure groups feverishly encouraging the nanny state to tighten its grip on our daily lives.
While other pressure groups might have leverage through having strong connections with the media, or having excessive funds, which Protect Your Voice currently lacks, they are heavily dependent on creating leverage through vast popular support.
She said: "It's a common complaint that as devolution and civil society have developed, we haven't had the requisite number of organisations and pressure groups and third-sector organisations which offer competing perspectives on an issue.
I don't think motorists or airline passengers will be suffering price hikes like this," said Mike Crowhurst of the pressure group Railfuture.
It will effectively be a one-sided pressure group for price rises from big multinational suppliers, allowing inflation in through the back door," said Asda.
The TaxPayers' Alliance pressure group, which campaigns for lower taxes, said this represented a six per cent increase on the pounds 631,000 they would have paid under last year's taxation rate.
Demonstrators were gathering at the Texaco depot at Roath Dock, Cardiff Docks, from 10am today under the banner of the pressure group Transaction 2007.
And improving track in Scotland could shave off another 45 minutes, experts at industry-backed pressure group Greengauge 21 said.
But the demonstrations were large enough, and widespread enough, that they were more than the work of just one special-interest pressure group.
In an issue devoted to the creative re-use of old buildings, it seems a good moment to take stock of the campaigning work of SAVE, the conservation and pressure group dedicated to publicising the plight of the UK's often scandalously endangered historic buildings and places.
And Phil Booth of the NO2ID pressure group said: "ID cards will be nothing less than the Big Brother in your pocket.
While in England, Bishop Robinson took part in a debate at the Oxford Union and attended the 10th anniversary commemoration of the gay pressure group Changing Attitudes, reported The Guardian newspaper.