This video discusses the electoral commission and the presiding officers that oversee elections and the duties they perform.
This video covers:
- The different bodies and individuals that oversee elections.
- The different duties that are entailed, such as: fair and free elections, proper levels of campaign finance, etc.
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 protections and system that ensure fair and free democratic elections in the UK.
- The different duties necessary to perform this function, and the different mechanisms for those duties depending on whether the election is local or national.
With thanks to
- Adam Alfriyie MP
- Natascha Engel MP
Image – Elizabeth Tower (UK Parliament-Jessica Taylor)