Parliament Structure Overview

  • Created by: Helena
  • Created on: 16-02-17 13:28
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  • Government
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judiciary
  • Monarch
    • Not allowed into enter House of Commons
    • Been reigning since 1952
    • Head of state  and  commonwealth
    • Does not vote
    • Has Royal prerogative
  • House of Lords( Upper House
    • Spiritual
    • Life peers
    • Hereditary (96)
    • Parliament
      • Monarch
        • Not allowed into enter House of Commons
        • Been reigning since 1952
        • Head of state  and  commonwealth
        • Does not vote
        • Has Royal prerogative
      • State opening every September after 'summer recess'
      • Government
        • Legislative
        • Executive
        • Judiciary
      • Bicameral
      • Situated in Palace of Westminster
      • House of Commons( Lower House)
        • 650 seats
        • Have to be elected
        • Elections every 5 years
        • Conservatives- governing Labour-opposition
      • Westminster Model- unique to UK because it is confrontational whereas other systems are organised in a horse shoe.
      • Roles and Functions
        • Representation
        • Legislation
        • Scrutiny
        • Legitmisation
        • Political Recruitment
        • Accountability
  • House of Commons( Lower House)
    • 650 seats
    • Have to be elected
    • Elections every 5 years
    • Conservatives- governing Labour-opposition

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