Introduction to Parliament
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Vocabulary - click on any word for a dictionary definition

  • to affect
  • to shape
  • driven
  • to evolve
  • a key event
  • to put one's seal
  • to ensure
  • to establish
  • to represent
  • power
  • make decisions
  • constituency
  • formally
  • behind the scenes
  • challenge
  • scrutinise

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How does the government in your create new laws?

As well as the words above, you might find some of these words useful:
propose, debate, vote, referendum, enforce, consititution, impose.

Patrick 2016

The History of Parliament


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The House of Commons

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The House of Lords

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Other Contributors

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Select Committees

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