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Democracy in the UK
How Britain's government and polical institutions work
The UK's political institutions

Everything you need to know about how UK government works.

A breakdown of the UK's main politicial institutions, how they work and their remits and structures.

The UK's directly elected 'Lower House' of parliament, charged with making laws and holding the government to account.
The House of Lords is the currently unelected 'Upper House' of parliament, charged with revising laws.
The Councils that run a range of local services in your community.