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What influence do MP’s and Peers have?

Post by: 09/05/2018 0 comments 5190 views

This video discusses the influence of individual Peers and MP’s within their party, House, and Parliament.

Video Information

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.
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 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)

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