Who? Where? How? Fair? Representation Left click mouse to move on The slide show includes links to internet pages which wi...
Councillor MSP MP Council Scottish Parliament Westminster Responsibilities, Issues, Problems: Who does what? I need to kno...
<ul><li>Use your notes to  build a diagram  which shows </li></ul><ul><li>What  responsibilities and issues  each of  the ...
As a local Councillor I am concerned with local services  Local services: Housing Care for the elderly Parking Leisure and...
Devolved matters : Health Education Law and Order Transport Environment In the Scottish Parliament I In my constituency I ...
As the MP for a Scottish constituency I work for my constituents on  reserved  matters Left click mouse to move on
Take a Test Who is your local Councillor?  MSP?  MP? How many MSPs? MPs in total? MPs in Scotland? Give THREE examples of ...
Conflicting Duties for MPs and MSPs Pressure on MSPs and MPs: many conflicting views on issues Some constituents want Loca...
Are all groups fairly represented? Women:  52% of population; 18% of MPs Ethnic minorities : 4% of population; 1% of elect...
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  1. 1. Who? Where? How? Fair? Representation Left click mouse to move on The slide show includes links to internet pages which will help you with information. You have a web link when the mouse pointer changes to show a hand
  2. 2. Councillor MSP MP Council Scottish Parliament Westminster Responsibilities, Issues, Problems: Who does what? I need to know who does what and where and how? Left click mouse to move on
  3. 3. <ul><li>Use your notes to build a diagram which shows </li></ul><ul><li>What responsibilities and issues each of the following are concerned with: </li></ul><ul><li>Councillor; MSP; MP </li></ul><ul><li>How they work in the local area </li></ul><ul><li>How they work in Council or Parliament </li></ul>Active Revision The next slide gives you an example; then follows two slides you could complete Left click mouse to move on
  4. 4. As a local Councillor I am concerned with local services Local services: Housing Care for the elderly Parking Leisure and sport facilities Parks and libraries Local roads In the Council I Take part in debates Work in committees Ask questions of department officials In the ward I work for people by Holding surgeries Attending meetings – School Board and Community Council I live here and meet lots of people on a daily basis Left click mouse to move on
  5. 5. Devolved matters : Health Education Law and Order Transport Environment In the Scottish Parliament I In my constituency I Left click mouse to move on As the MSP I am concerned with problems relating to devolved matters
  6. 6. As the MP for a Scottish constituency I work for my constituents on reserved matters Left click mouse to move on
  7. 7. Take a Test Who is your local Councillor? MSP? MP? How many MSPs? MPs in total? MPs in Scotland? Give THREE examples of each of Local services Devolved matters Reserved matters Name the area represented by a Councillor; by an MP Try an exam question – in 10 minutes: How can an MSP represent his/her constituents in the Scottish Parliament? NOT a list but detail Left click mouse to move on
  8. 8. Conflicting Duties for MPs and MSPs Pressure on MSPs and MPs: many conflicting views on issues Some constituents want Local party does not like Party Whips insist that I And the family says But I believe Pressure group lobbying for I have to take all of this into account! Smoking in public – vote for a ban or not Left click mouse to move on
  9. 9. Are all groups fairly represented? Women: 52% of population; 18% of MPs Ethnic minorities : 4% of population; 1% of elected representatives Manual workers are not fairly represented People with disabilities are not fairly represented Complete 2 spider diagrams to show why women and ethnic minorities are under represented Left click mouse to move on Why …. Are under-represented

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