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Five Democratic Political Systems Of Monarchs and Parliaments: Britain The United Kingdom England Wales Scotland Ireland This produced a parliament declaring itself sovereign and parliament is the one choosing the monarch This means democracy The British Government Prime Minister o Tony Blair Cabinet Ministers o Ex: Minister of Defense. Run government departments. About 25 ministers. Junior Ministers o People who make up the government. About 75 ministers? Majority Party o 350 members of the majority party. This includes the prime minister, cabinet ministers, and junior ministers Opposition Party o Includes everything not in the majority party o Right now the conservatives House of Lords o No legislation could go through if the commons or lords did not accept o Used to be either based on family or appointed o Still not elected o Thinking about getting rid of hereditary, and have lords elected o Law lords- act as a supreme court House of Commons
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