This video discusses the influence of individual Peers and MP’s within their party, House, and Parliament.
This video covers:
- The influence of an individual MP or Peer largely depends on their personal qualities.
- However, often the greater the majority a party has, the less influence individual Parliamentarians of that party can clout.
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 influence of Peers and MP’s.
- The effect of the party system on Parliamentarians.
With thanks to
- Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP
- Lord Cormack
Image – Royal Gallery (House of Lords-Roger Harris)