Theme A: Living Together in the UK Key Words



A local area where people live as neighbours sharing a living space.

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An official count of the population to find out about the changes in population.

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Leaving your home country to live/move to another country.

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Cultural background.

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Coming to another country to live there.

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The smaller part of a larger group of people.

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Open minded and accepting.

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Asylum seeker

A person who has left their home country as a refugee and is seeking asylum in another.

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An international association compromising of teh UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire and dependencies.

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Economic Migrant

A person who travels from one country to another to improve their standard of living.

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A group of 28 countries in Europe who work together in trade and economy.

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A person who has been forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution or natural disaster.

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The state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and supply of money.

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A person who sets up a business.

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A range of different groups that make up the wider population.

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Bringing different groups of people together in society.

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Who or what someone or something is.

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Identity card

A card carrying the holder's photograph, name, date of birth and other personal details, serving as official proof of their identity.

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Multiple identity

More than one identity. 

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the unfair or prejudicial treatment of different groups of people on the grounds of race, age, or gender.

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Repeatedly threatening, humiliating or pestering someone.

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Having a regard for someone's feelings, wishes, or rights.

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United Nations

An international organisation formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among its member countries.

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The action of singling someone out for cruel or unjust treatment.

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Having or showing dislike of or prejudice against gay people.

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Inclusive Education

Education for everyone.

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Prejudice or discrimination directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.

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Something usually money awarded to someone in recognition of loss, suffering or injury.

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Community Cohesion

Creating a sense of belonging for all communites.

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A system of government elected by the population or all the eligible members of a state typically through elected representatives.

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An agreement between governments.

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A document setting out aims and intentions.

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Human Rights

A set of things people are allowed to have or do simply because they are human.

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Magna Carta

A charter of right which the English barons forced King John to sign in 1215.

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A member of a local council, elected by people in the area.

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A person who has been elected to represent part of a country in parliament.

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A person who has been elected to represent part of the country in the EU.

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Employment contract

A document that details an employee and employers' responsiblities for a particular job.

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National Living Wage

The minimum amount to be paid to an emplyee over the age of 25 (as you would normally have moved out from your parents by then).

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National Minimum Wage

The minimum amount to be paid to an emplyee under the age of 25.

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Trade Union

Organisaitons that look after the interests of a group of emplyees who do the same job.

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An organisation that offers free advice on consumer and other legal matters.

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A person who buys goods and services.

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Office of Fair Trading

A government office that can take legal action against traders who break the law.

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Moral Rights

The responsibilty of people to behave nicely to each other - even though it can't necessarily be legally enforced.

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Information, which might be biased or miseading, used to promote a particular political view.

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A group of people who are elected to look after the affair of a town, district or county.

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A published statement of the aims and policies of a political party.

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Political Party

An organised group of people with common aims who put up candidates for elections.

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Polling Station

A place where votes are cast; often a school, library or village hall.

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An area that forms a seperate part of a local council.

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A member of the council who is selected to be its representative on ceremonial occaisons; in some areas they are also the elected leader.

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Business rates

A form of tax paid by all the businesses in an area.

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Council Tax

A tax paid by everyone who lives in an area to their local council.

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