Presentation Political System of Great Britain
Government and Administration Britain is a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch – Queen Elizabeth II – as head of state.
The History of English Parliament 1066- William of Normandy brought a feudal system. 1295- was adopted “Model Parliament”1300-1313 Edward II separated Parliament into to Houses.
1603- Scottish King James VI provoked the Wars of Three Kingdoms.1649- Charles I was executed.1660- Cromwell restored the monarchy and the House of Lords.
Parliament Parliament was located at Westminster in London.Parliament comprises the House of Commons the House of Lords and the Queen in her Constitutional role
General elections must be held every five years by the secret ballot and is from the age of 18.There are 533 English constituencies.
Government The government is formed by party with majority support in the Commons.The Queen appoints its leader as Prime Minister. David Kameron
The Prime Minister appoints 20 ministers in the Cabinet.The second largest party forms the official Opposition with its own leader and “ shadow cabinet”; The Opposition has a duty to criticise government policies. The leader of Opposition Ed Miliband
National symbols British national flag is called “Union Jack”. It symbolises the Union of England, Scotland and Ireland and dates back from 1801.British National Anthem is “God Save The Queen”