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How does Parliament ensure it’s work is transparent?

Post by: 20/04/2018 0 comments 471 views

This video delves into the various ways and means through which Parliament is transparent to the British Public.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • Parliament is fully televised, as well as having public galleries, which both allow the public access to Parliament.
  • The media and journalists are allowed to interview MP’s and ministers.
  • Everything that is said in both Houses and in Committees is recorded verbatim.
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:

  • Parliamentary oversight, accountability, and transparency; and the mechanisms for the latter.
  • The Checks and Balances system in the UK.
Credits

With thanks to

  • John Mann MP
  • Keith Vaz MP
  • Baroness Stowell
  • Baroness Boothroyd

Image – Members Entrance (UK Parliament-Jessica Taylor)

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