Gov2 Revision checklist

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 INTRODUCTION TO MODULE

 1.The Constitution.                                           

 2.Parliament.                                      

 3.The Core Executive.                                      

 4.Multi Level Governance.                                             

                 THE CONSTITUTION                                               

                                                     

 1.Purpose and Content of Constitutions:                                                

 a)Legitimacy.                                       

 b)Freedom.                                           

 c)Stability.                                             

 d)Values.                                                

 e)Influence.                                          

 f)Nature                                                   

 2.Characteristics of Constitutions:                                            

 a)Written v Unwritten.                                                     

 b)Flexible v Rigid.                                                

 c)Unitary v Federal                                            

 d)Monarchical v Republican.                                        

 e)Presidential v Parliamentarian.                                              

 3.Aspects of British Constitution:                                               

 a)Sovereignty.                                     

 b)Rule of Law.                                      

 c)Fusion of Powers.                                           

 4.Sources of the British Constitution:                                      

 a)Constitutional Documents.                                      

 b)Works of Authority.                                       

 c)Statute Law.                                     

 d)Royal Prerogative.                                         

 e)Parliament.                                      

 f)Common Law.                                                    

 g)Convention.                                      

 h)European Union Law.                                                    

 5.The Development of British Constitution                                            

 a)Balance.                                             

 b)Liberal.                                                

 c)Democratic.                                     

 d)Power.                                                 

 6.The Debate over Constitutional Reform:                                             

 a)Relevance.                                        

 b)Effectiveness.                                                   

 c)Europe.                                                

 7.Issues of Debate on Constitutional Reform                                       

 a)Parties.                                               

 b)Democracy.                                      

 c)Balance.                                              

8.Implementation of Constitutional Reform                                          

 a)Freedom of Information.                                             

 b)London.                                               

 c)Devolution.                                       

 d)Parliament.                                      

 e)Regional Government.                                                 

 f)Referendums.                                                    

 g)Judiciary.                                            

 9.The Impact of Constitutional Reform:                                                    

 a)Scope.                                                  

 b)Need.                                                    

 c)Control.                                               

 d)Consistency.                                                      

 10.Arguments For Written Constitution:                                                 

 a)Codification.                                                      

 b)Elective Dictatorship.                                                   

 c)Clarity.                                                 

 d)Education.                                         

11.Arguments Against Written Constitution:                                        

 a)Unnecessary.                                                    

 b)Interest.                                             

 c)Flexibility.                                          

 d)Protection.                                       

 e)Durabililty.   

12.Role of Judiciary under Constitution:                                                   

 a)Judges.                                                

 b)Courts.                                                 

 c)Justice.                                                

 d)System.                                               

 e)Independence.                                                

 13.Independence of Judiciary:Constitution                                          

 a)Composition.                                                    

 b)Tenure.                                                

 c)Political.                                             

 d)Kilmuir.                                               

 e)Executive.                                          

 f)Neutrality.                                          

 14.Impact of Judicial Review:Constitution:                                           

 a)Immigration.                                                     

 b)Anti Terrorism.                                                 

 c)Prague Airport.                                                 

 d)Politicisation.                                                   

 e)Conservatives.                                                 

 f)Labour.                                                 

 g)Extent of Influence.                     

15.European Convention & Constitution:                                                

 a)Content.                                             

 b)Impact.                                                

 c)Human Rights.                                                  

 d)Significance.                                    

 e)Impact.            

PARLIAMENT

 1.The Nature of Parliament:                                         

 a)Arguments for a Unicameral System.                                                     

 b)Arguments for a Bicameral System.                                      

 2.The Functions of Parliament:                                                     

 a)Legislation.                                      

 b)Representation.         

c)Scrutiny.                                               

 d)Recruitment.                                                     

 e)Debate.                                               

 f)Sovereignty.                                      

 3.The House of Commons:                                              

 a)Public Bills.                                       

 b)Private Members Bills.                                                 

 c)Private Bills.                                     

 d)Legislative Process.                                     

 e)Standing Committees.                                                  

 f)Select Committees.                                       

 g)Public Accounts Committee.                                    

 h)Expenditure.                  

4.The House of Lords:                                       

 a)Revision.                                            

 b)Legislation.                                      

 c)Delay.                                                   

 d)Debates.                                                                                

 5.Reform of the House of Lords:                                                   

 a)Parliament Act of 1911.                                               

 b)Parliament Act of 1949.                                               

 c)Life…

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Paige Hartley

Thank you! But there is only three of the topics here?

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