Local Authorities use community councils to gauge public opinion on existing services.
The influence of public opinion on shaping government legislation.
The implementation of free personal care for older people in Scotland.
The response of the Scottish Parliament to the demands of a section of society.
The implementation of a successful Members' Bill is looked at through a case study.
Pressure groups and how they aim to influence political decision making in the UK.
A look at the role played by trade unions in representing workers with employers.