democracy in the uk

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  • Democracy in the UK
    • democratic features
      • free and fair elections
      • 18's may vote
        • in secret ballot
      • representative institutions
        • e.g parliament
      • free press and media
        • no government control
      • the rule of law
        • no one is above the law
      • freely operating pressure groups
      • little political corruption
      • permanent civil service
    • undemocratic features
      • first past the post system
        • unfair
      • unelected powerful people
        • hereditary peers
      • executive domination of parliment
        • PM having more power
      • no entrenched bill of rights
      • government secrecy
      • a capitalist system
        • power with the dominant
      • PM's extensive powers of patronage
        • power to control appointments

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