Politics- Functions of Parliament

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1. What is scrutiny?

  • The function of critically analysing proposed legislation which is carried out by legislative committees
  • The function of scrutinising proposed legislation which is carried out by legislative committees
  • The function of scrutinising proposed legislation which is carried out by the Government
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2. What happens in debates on legislations?

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

3. Why is accountability so important?

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

4. How many people are in one select committee?

  • 11-14
  • 10-13
  • 12-16

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

  • legitimation
  • Accountability
  • codified constitution

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