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What exactly is lobbying? Lobbying is an important component of politics, with lobbyists approaching certain MPs hundreds of times every week. But what is lobbying, and how may British citizens lobby their MPs? Here’s everything you need to know about it… Lobbying, simply put, is any attempt by individuals, charities, organizations, pressure groups, or enterprises to influence government decisions. “In a professional capacity, attempting to influence, or advising those who wish to influence, the UK Government, Parliament, devolved legislatures or administrations, regional or local government, or other public bodies on any matter within their competence,” according to the UK Public…