Is the physical set up of the House of Commons fit for purpose?

In this lesson, we will look at how the House of Commons is arranged, compare it to other debating chambers and consider the future layout of the House of Commons.

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Is the physical set up of the House of Commons fit for purpose?

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Q1.True or false, the name of the box that the PM stands at in the House of Commons is the Despatch box?

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Q2.True or false, the person responsible for keeping order in the House of Commons is the Serjeant at Arms?

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Q3.True or false, the Serjeant at Arms has a sword?

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Q4.True or false, there are six rows of benches on either side of the Speaker's chair in the House of Commons?

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Q5.True or false, the Lancet is a record of what is said in the House of Commons?

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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:

Is the physical set up of the House of Commons fit for purpose?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the name of the box that the PM stands at in the House of Commons is the Despatch box?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the person responsible for keeping order in the House of Commons is the Serjeant at Arms?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the Serjeant at Arms has a sword?

3/5

Q4.True or false, there are six rows of benches on either side of the Speaker's chair in the House of Commons?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the Lancet is a record of what is said in the House of Commons?

5/5

Lesson summary: Is the physical set up of the House of Commons fit for purpose?

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