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(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

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The lobby group says it presented a memorandum before the House committee, raising various issue.
YFK-International Kashmir Lobby Group (Youth Forum For Kashmir) is a non-partisan, international non-governmental organization, working for the peaceful resolution of Kashmir Conflict in accordance with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions.
He also said that bogus accident claims is a reasons for the need to revive the lobby group.
BEIRUT: The Economic Committees, a private-sector lobby group, plans to send a delegation to GCC states to reassert bilateral ties, according to a statement issued Friday by business leaders.
Finally, it is important to note that, whilst everything claimed about renewable energy by Mr Arnott is not based on fact, but on the opinions of industry lobby groups, I should point out that the Offshore Demonstrator is not a regular offshore wind farm.
Labour, the Greens and former revenue minister Peter Dunne joined information technology industry lobby groups in 2013 in raising concern that Kiwi technology companies had been deliberately left out of a tender to help design Phase I of Inland Revenue's business transformation scheme and to "validate" its future phases.
Calls were also made by the lobby group for the chancellor to freeze the carbon price floor, a tax on the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, which it says makes the cost higher in the UK than the rest of the EU.
The report revealed that the typical SME member of the lobby group has laid-off more than five employees as a result of the scandal.
The lobby group also claims that the new fee system for aisle and window seats offers passengers more choice.
Around 1% of Greek debt is in the hands of private investors, a spokesman for German shareholder lobby group DSW said.
A US lobby group had recently written to MTN's CEO Sifiso Dabengwa, asking him to stop business in the Islamic Republic.
HUDDERSFIELD MP Barry Sheerman has been chosen as co-chairman of a new regional lobby group.
Washington DC - PNN - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not return to indefensible 1967 borders with Palestine during a speech to a pro-Israel US lobby group Monday, reported the Associated Press.
The "private sector lobby group and business networking club Downtown Liverpool in Business" - as it snappily describes itself - has been providing a platform for the views of its supreme leader Frank McKenna, below, for the last seven years.
The jailed OFWs sent the names and contact numbers of their relatives in the Philippines to Migrante to help them form a lobby group to liaise with concerned government agencies and to seek help from President Benigno Aquino," Monterona said.