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1. What are the 3 limitations of Parliamentary supremacy?

  • Devolution, The EU and The media
  • Devolution, The EU and ECHR
  • Pressure groups,The EU and ECHR
  • The ECHR, Devolution and The Law commission
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2. What is consolidation?

  • Presenting suggestions for the removal of old Law which is no longer necessary
  • Bringing together Laws spread out over Acts of Parliament and consolidating it into a single document
  • Creating a single Act of Parliament from Laws made by judges over hundreds of years
  • Providing suggestions for changes and improvements to the Law

3. What is a Public Bill?

  • A Bill which affects everyone
  • A Bill introduced by 'backbench' MP's to highlight concern
  • A Bill introduced by the government but doesn't affect everyone
  • A Bill which only affects a certain amount of the population

4. The White Paper..

  • Explains the different types of Bills
  • Sets out Government firm plans
  • Outline policy proposals
  • Talks about the current issues

5. What is an outsider pressure group?

  • They campaign for a cause
  • They campaign for a section of society
  • They don't have direct access to MP's so have to campaign
  • They have direct access to MP's


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