Should MPs be allowed to vote electronically?

This lesson considers how MPs vote in the House of Commons. It examines how MPs voted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact the pandemic had on voting. It then explores if the House of Commons should retain digital voting.

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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 digital democracy?

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Q2.Which campaign provided us with an example of successful direct digital democracy?

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Q3.Which campaign provided us an example of successful electronic voting?

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Q4.Why might voting online disadvantage some groups in society? Select TWO

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Q5.Which of the following are potential problems for digital democracy? Choose TWO

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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 digital democracy?

1/5

Q2.Which campaign provided us with an example of successful direct digital democracy?

2/5

Q3.Which campaign provided us an example of successful electronic voting?

3/5

Q4.Why might voting online disadvantage some groups in society? Select TWO

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which of the following are potential problems for digital democracy? Choose TWO

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Should MPs be allowed to vote electronically?

Complete the questions below to assess your learning from today's lesson.

Q1.In which House do MPs vote on proposed government policy and laws?

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Q2.What is the name of the lobbies where MPs divide to vote?

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Q3.Which of the following arguments supports keeping digital voting in the House of Commons?

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Q4.Which of the following arguments supports the return to in person voting in the House of Commons?

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Q5.What is the role of the teller?

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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:

Should MPs be allowed to vote electronically?

Complete the questions below to assess your learning from today's lesson.

Q1.In which House do MPs vote on proposed government policy and laws?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the lobbies where MPs divide to vote?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following arguments supports keeping digital voting in the House of Commons?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following arguments supports the return to in person voting in the House of Commons?

4/5

Q5.What is the role of the teller?

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Lesson summary: Should MPs be allowed to vote electronically?

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