Can citizens change laws?

In this lesson, we will explore the role of the youth court and how young people are treated within the Criminal Justice System. You will find out about a range of people who work within the Criminal Justice System and and how they support young people.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a constituency?

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Q2.Which of these is NOT the role of an MP?

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Q3.A proposal for a law is called a.....?

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Q4.Laws that deal with thefts and assaults are....

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Q5.How old do you have to be to vote in a general election in the UK?

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Q6.How many MP's are there in the House of Commons?

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Q7.Laws that deal with broken contracts are:

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Q8.The Prime Minister forms their government. The other parties in the House of Commons form the....?

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Q9.Who represents you in the House of Commons?

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Q10.What is it called when a bill is presented in the Houses of Parliament?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a constituency?

1/10

Q2.Which of these is NOT the role of an MP?

2/10

Q3.A proposal for a law is called a.....?

3/10

Q4.Laws that deal with thefts and assaults are....

4/10

Q5.How old do you have to be to vote in a general election in the UK?

5/10

Q6.How many MP's are there in the House of Commons?

6/10

Q7.Laws that deal with broken contracts are:

7/10

Q8.The Prime Minister forms their government. The other parties in the House of Commons form the....?

8/10

Q9.Who represents you in the House of Commons?

9/10

Q10.What is it called when a bill is presented in the Houses of Parliament?

10/10

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Quiz:

Can citizens change laws?

Test your learning by finishing off the lesson with this short quiz!

Q1.What is "Royal Assent"?

1/10

Q2.When a decision about a bill needs to be made in the Houses of Parliament, the MPs…

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Q3.In today's lesson what was the first stage of the campaign which led to Finn's Law?

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Q4.What is a good way to research what a large number of people think about an issue?

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Q5.What is the name of a powerful way to show public support through signatures?

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Q6.Who is the best person to contact to get a newspaper story published?

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Q7.What is the word for contacting your MP and trying to persuade them to do something?

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Q8.What is the method of discussion used to discuss a proposed law in parliament?

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Q9.What is the name of the police dog handler that started the campaign that led to Finn's law?

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Q10.How long did it take for Finn's campaign to change the law?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Can citizens change laws?

Test your learning by finishing off the lesson with this short quiz!

Q1.What is "Royal Assent"?

1/10

Q2.When a decision about a bill needs to be made in the Houses of Parliament, the MPs…

2/10

Q3.In today's lesson what was the first stage of the campaign which led to Finn's Law?

3/10

Q4.What is a good way to research what a large number of people think about an issue?

4/10

Q5.What is the name of a powerful way to show public support through signatures?

5/10

Q6.Who is the best person to contact to get a newspaper story published?

6/10

Q7.What is the word for contacting your MP and trying to persuade them to do something?

7/10

Q8.What is the method of discussion used to discuss a proposed law in parliament?

8/10

Q9.What is the name of the police dog handler that started the campaign that led to Finn's law?

9/10

Q10.How long did it take for Finn's campaign to change the law?

10/10

Lesson summary: Can citizens change laws?

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