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What powers do MPs have?

Post by: 03/05/2018 0 comments 3943 views

This video discusses the power that MP’s are granted to fulfill their roles and duties in Parliament.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • Power to advocate and represent their electorate.
  • Power to legislate.
  • Power to hold government to account.
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 different powers that MP’s have to fulfill their duties.
  • The importance of Parliamentary power to check government.

With thanks to

  • John Mann MP
  • Andrew Rosindell MP

Image – House of Commons (UK Parliament-Catherine Bebbington)

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