How does the UK Parliament scrutinies the executives

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  • Created on: 12-05-13 17:46

How Parliament scrutinies the executives

The Work of Backbenches

  • Backbenches working together have the power to reject government proposals
  • Outnumber the front benches
  • Whips puts them in line, backbenches can put forward legislation

Lords in Action

  • Lords can check the government by scrutinising proposals and offering amendments
  • Can reject bills: e..g NHS Bill

Debates and Motions

  • Debates provide opportunity for MP's to hold government to account on…


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