Democratic and electoral processes 

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    • The UK is a democracy which means it is by the people, of the people and for the people
    • Every UK citizen over the age of 18 is entitled to vote for:
      • Local Councilors
      • Members of European Parliament
      • MPs who sit in the House of Commons (Prime Minister and Cabinet must have a majority in the House of Commons)
    • Every citizen has the right to change policies by:
      • Joining or forming a political party
      • Joining or forming a pressure group
      • Having meetings with their MP, councillor or MEP- these people run 'surgeries' to talk to the people who vote for them


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