Addressing the different conceptions about effective lobbying between campaigners and politicians.
Just as true in the US as it is in the EU.
Effective advocacy is rooted in how policy is
Policymaking happens according to a set of rules and within a specific process. MPs can only act on policy in certain ways at certain points in the process. Effective advocacy makes the right asks of the right Members at the right points in the process. Doing so demands a deep understanding of how the Parliament works, and missteps can be costly.