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1. what does 'question to ministers' do?

  • Make ministers appear regularly in house of commons to face questions from MPs.
  • Make ministers appear regularly in house of lords to face questions from MPs.
  • Make ministers appear regularly in government to face questions from MPs.
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2. Why is accountability so important?

  • forces mps to justify policies
  • forces ministers to justify polices.
  • NO criticism of policies given

3. What do select committees do?

  • They have the power to question and stop policies
  • They have the power to question and cross-examine
  • They have the power to stop policies

4. What happens in debates on legislations?

  • Every proposed piece of legislation must be fully debated at least twice
  • Every proposed piece of legislation must be fully debated at least once
  • Every proposed policy must be fully debated at least twice

5. what is ' question to ministers' a form of?

  • legitimation
  • Accountability
  • codified constitution

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