Features of the UK Democracy

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The main features of the UK democracy:

1) Electoral System - First Past the Post

  • 650 Constituencies - 3 Main Parties - Representatives (MP's)

Example: Sheffield Hallam - Constituency with Nick Clegg MP

2) Executive and Legislature are fused

  • House of Commons and Lords have the power to both make law (acts of parliament) and undertake executive roles

Example: PM's Questions

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