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What are ePetitions?

Post by: 20/04/2018 0 comments 698 views

This video discusses the advent of ePetitions, and their new and deeply useful role in the UK political system.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • They are a modern way for the public to express their views.
  • Prior to ePetitions, MP’s would have to collect signatures on paper petitions.
  • They allow for greater public participation in government.
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 combination and marriage between government and the people in the UK political system.
  • The evolution of government in the age of revolutionary technological advancement.
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With thanks to

  • Keith Vaz MP
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