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What is the role of the monarch?

Post by: 12/04/2018 0 comments 2891 views

This video gives a brief summary of the role the monarch plays within the constitution and government of the United Kingdom.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • The fact that the Monarch reigns, yet does not rule.
  • The contrast between the the Monarchy and other branches of governance.
  • The constitutional duties of the Monarch.
Information for Teachers

Teachers can use this video as an introductory tool for students, at the start of a lesson, or as a summary at the end.

The video provides a sound summary of main topic areas and covers key points, including:

  • The relevance of Monarchy in government.
  • The duties and contrast of Monarchy in the British governmental system.

With thanks to

  • Baroness Boothroyd

Image – Queens Speech (UK Parliament-Roger Harris)

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