Chapter 5 : The UK government, the law and your role
· The development of British democracy
· The British constitution
· The government
· The UK and international institutions
· Respecting the law
· Fundamental principles
· Your role in the community
The UK is a parliamentary democracy with the monarch as head of state. This section will tell you about the different institutions which make up this democratic system and explain how you can play a part in the democratic process.
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