This video is a brief account of the role of Peers within the wider role of Parliament.
This video covers:
- Peers are devoted to scrutiny of legislation as experts in their fields.
- Peers scrutinise government.
- Crucially, Peers give pause for thought on legislation passed to them by the House of Commons.
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 role of the House of Lords.
- The role of Peers
With thanks to
- Lord Norton
Image – Lords State Opening (UK Parliament-Roger Harris)