Parliamentary Democracy. How Does It Work?. WE will try to answer these questions: . What do you think “Democracy” means? How does democracy work? Is the British Monarchy anti-democratic? Who rules the country in fact? The monarch or Parliament?. What do you think “democracy” means?
How Does It Work?
What do you think “democracy” means?
Cross out the words that don’t match the idea of democracy. Explain your choice.
Political system of Great Britain(The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
In GB there is a constitutional monarchy
Officially the head of the state is
Real name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor
but Britain is administered from the Palace of Westminister in London also known as the Houses of Parliament
In GB the Parliament is made up of two chambers:
The House of Commons and The House of Lords
Parliament represents the legislative branch.
Parliament consists of two chambers or
the House of Lords
the House of Commons
Benches in the Houses of Lords are coloured red. The Throne and canopy are located at one end of the chamber.
The House of Commons
The Cabinet is a committee of ministers. There are 20 Ministers.
Government spendingгосударственные расходы
Presents the Budget annually in March
Chancellor of the Exchequerканцлер казначейства (министр финансов Великобритании)
Relations with other countries
Home Secretaryминистр внутренних дел Великобритании
Law and order
Complete the facts below with the suitable words or word combinations.
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