Slides in this set
Democratic processes: the ways in which
citizens can take part in government (usually
Electoral processes: the ways in which voting is
Political party: a group that tries to be elected
into power on the basis of its policies e.g
Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat…read more
When do we vote?
· Democracy means that all 18+ British Citizens
can help decide how the country is going to be
· Every 5 years a general election is held where
people vote for the political party that will
form the next government.…read more
Why is it important to vote?
· Politics affects every single person in the UK
and in everything we do.
· The people we vote for will be responsible to
control things like tax, benefits, education,
healthcare, human rights etc.
· Having a democracy means that people can
change their minds if they are not happy with
the current party in charge.…read more
· Contact local MP
· Lobbying (trying to influence decisions made
by the government) privately or publicly.
· Become member of political party
(work/campaign for them)
· Stand for election…read more