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How does Parliament work for UK citizens?

Post by: 09/05/2018 0 comments 430 views

This video discusses the role of Parliament and Parliamentarians, as servants of the people.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • Parliament gives political voice to the people.
  • The House of Commons gives the people directly elected officials.
  • The House of Lords provides the people with expert scrutiny of laws to ensure the highest level of accountability.
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 roles of both Houses in connection with the people
  • The combined role of both Houses as Parliament.
Credits

With thanks to

  • Baroness Scotland

Image – Big Ben (UK Parliament)

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