Who Rules Britain

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Who Rules Britain

  1. 1. Politics in the Unitied Kingdom
  2. 2. <ul><li>Make laws </li></ul><ul><li>Debate issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Healt, environment, crime, transport, jobs schools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taxes how they are spent </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Members of parliament MP </li></ul><ul><li>House of Commons </li></ul><ul><li>House of Lords </li></ul><ul><li>The monarch </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Palace of Westminster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home of the UK Parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Royal palace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Lords </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big Ben </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>750 members called Peers </li></ul><ul><li>Making laws </li></ul><ul><li>Holding the government to account </li></ul><ul><li>Independent expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial work – highest court of appeal for both civil and criminal cases </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>646 representatives MPs </li></ul><ul><li>Each represent one constituency </li></ul><ul><li>Make new laws </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what to spend money on </li></ul><ul><li>Debate issues espesially in Questions Time </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting office – anyone wanting to og into politics must be elected tot he HoC </li></ul><ul><li>MPs express views on many issues </li></ul><ul><li>Government need support of the house of commons </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Conservatives </li></ul><ul><li>Laobur </li></ul><ul><li>Liberal Democrats </li></ul>

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