Should parliamentary procedures be modernised?

In this lesson, we will look at various parliamentary procedures that occur in the Houses of Parliament and consider if they need to be modernised.

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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.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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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.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

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Should parliamentary procedures be modernised?

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Q1.True or false, most traditions in the Palace of Westminster are steeped in history?

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Q2.True or false, several countries, such as Canada, have similar traditions to the ones observed at the Palace of Westminster?

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Q3.True or false, the Queen is our monarch?

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Q4.True or false, UK General Elections use the 'First Past the Post' voting system?

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Q5.True or false, the Magna Carta was signed by King Henry in 1215?

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Quiz:

Should parliamentary procedures be modernised?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, most traditions in the Palace of Westminster are steeped in history?

1/5

Q2.True or false, several countries, such as Canada, have similar traditions to the ones observed at the Palace of Westminster?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the Queen is our monarch?

3/5

Q4.True or false, UK General Elections use the 'First Past the Post' voting system?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the Magna Carta was signed by King Henry in 1215?

5/5

Lesson summary: Should parliamentary procedures be modernised?

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