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refusing to buy or use something until the change that the pressure group wants is made
boycott
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trying to persuade someone to agree with your point of view
lobbying
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refusing to follow a law you disagree with
civil disobedience
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taking action such as attending a demonstration, signing a petition or lobbying someone
direct action
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a charity/ group who tries to help those who are suffering
ngo
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a group who take action to try and influence the government about a specific issue
pressure group
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a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrations occupy seats and refuse to move
sit ins
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campaigning by letter writing, distributing leaflets etc
indirect action
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what does suffrage mean
the right to vote
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in which year did women secure the right to vote
1928
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what is the leveson inquiry about
the phone hacking scandal
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made up of 25 members of the london assembly and he mayor they work with 32 london boroughs
gla
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responsible for: education, housing, social services, waste disposal etc.
london boroughs
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single tier authorities
unitary authorities
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take place every 3 years
local elections
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take place every 4 years
general elections
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what must be held if a councillor of MP dies
by-election
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people eligible to vote
electorate
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UK miners strike- how many died (word)
five
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UK miners strike- how many striked
196000
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UK miners strike- when did it happen
1984-1985
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an example of mass media
newspaper
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a set of rules that the press and media must adhere to
press code of practice
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an independent body that deals with complaints from the public about the content of magazines and newspapers
press complaints commission
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they deal with media and help to stop scams
ofcom
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a person who is elected by locals, doesn't have to be in a political party
local councillor
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elected by the population in a constituency to represent them in parliament
mp
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a type of law which affects disputes between individuals or groups
civil
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a type of law when the action is 100% wrong e.g murder
criminal
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where is a civil case heard
high court
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where is a criminal case heard
magistrates court
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who decides the fate of a civil case
judge
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who decides the fate of a criminal case
jury
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something as a British citizen you are entitled to
right
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something you must fulfil in order to be allowed your rights
responsibility
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a law which says you shouldn't discriminate against someone due to who they are
equality act 2010
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a law which says you shouldn't discriminate against someone due to their sex
sex discrimination act 1975
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when your specific situation is discriminated against with no justifiable reason e.g not being accepted for a job due to your sex
direct discrimination
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when your specific situation is discriminated against for a reason e.g only screening 50-70 year olds for breast cancer
indirect discrimination
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what does HSE stand for?
health and safety executive
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sales of goods act (year)
1979
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sales of goods and services act (year)
1982
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the body which makes laws in the uk
parliament
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who runs the local government ?
councillors
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the word meaning to handing over power
devolution
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when towns and cities are made up of people of different cultures
multicultarism
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trying to persuade someone to agree with your point of view

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refusing to follow a law you disagree with

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taking action such as attending a demonstration, signing a petition or lobbying someone

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a charity/ group who tries to help those who are suffering

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