This person is the head of the majority party.
House of Lords
The decisions made by this political institution can easily be overruled by the House of Commons.
This political institution is the center of policy making.
This person is currently the prime minster and the head of the conservative party.
House of Lords.
This house of the legislative branch is also part of the judiciary branch.
Who are the only national officials that British voters elect?
The prime minister
Cabinet members and subsidiary posts are chosen by
Politicians that tend to embody the values of the noblesse oblige
First- past- the-post
Electoral system based on single-member districts in which the candidate who receives the most votes wins
Serves only as long as they remain leader of the majority party
This is an unique characteristic of Great Britain's constitution.
NATO, the European Union, and the United Nations
The United Kingdom is part of 3 international organizations.
The government pays for peoples welfare with this.
health care, social security, housing, education, and child support
The government provides many types of welfare.
National Health Service, the Social Service program, and the Pensions Service program
the names of the three main welfare programs
what the constitution is based off of.
This prime minister cut back on social welfare.
This Prime Minister established the Third Way policy
establish Parliament as the ruling body and create the Bill of Rights.
The Glorious Revolution accomplished this for the United Kingdom.
1945 to 1951
During this time the British Welfare state was created
the Northern Ireland political party
The leadership of the opposition party is called what?
Quasi-autonomous nongovernmental organizations
In 1215, it limited the power of the monarch
Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland are considered to be this.
For many years, Britain's economy has been based on these rather than manufacturing industries.
social welfare programs
Over the past two decades, the government has greatly reduced public ownership and contained the growth of these.
England and this nation have a long history of conflict, particularly over religion.
He/she can call for elections
single-member district plurality system
This is the system in which each party selects a candidate to run for each district.
Party leaders run from these, where the party almost always wins.
This political party consists mostly of middle and upper-class, educated people.
This centrist policy has made the labour party appealing to Scots, Welsh and the poor
This political institution is mainly a figurehead.
He or she shapes cabinet decisions into policy.
They serve at the pleasure of the Prime Minister or until the House of Commons is dissolved.
House of Commons
This House alone is responsible for making decisions on financial Bills, such as proposed new taxes.
House of Lords
It includes experts in many fields who are mostly appointed.
This is how the UK government establishes legitimacy.
Ireland, Wales, Scotland
In the past these countries have resolved conflict with the UK.
a nanny state
The UK is considered this kind of state.
What are education cut-backs?
Students in the UK were recently protesting this.
The budget which decides how taxes will be collected and distributed are delivered by him or her.
the pound to the euro.
As a member of the European Union, the UK is required to transition from these currencies.