This video describes the composition of the opposition, particularly in respect to the government.
This video covers:
- Its structure is a mirror of the government, for every minister there is a shadow minister.
- The composition is further similar in that those who are not shadow ministers of junior shadow ministers are backbenchers.
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 composition of Parliament.
- The composition of the Opposition.
With thanks to
- Natascha Engel MP
Image – Black Rod State Opening (UK Parliament-Roger Harris)