Where there is disparity between Scotland and the rest of the UK at Westminster, how can Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem MPs effectively represent their constituents if they're forced to toe the party line?
This animation is an ideal starting point for introducing Parliament to primary students.
00:53 Parliament Structure: the function and make-up of the three parts of Parliament.
03:10 Making Laws: follow the making of a law from proposal to becoming an Act of Parliament.
04:11 Elections and Voting: the different types of election and a look in detail at the general election.
06:05 Your Voice: how to have a voice in Parliament, from voting to petitioning and campaigning.
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