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Political System of the UK.
The British monarchy in this country has been for many centuries and it is known as a constitutional monarchy(or parliamentary monarchy)
In low, the Head of State is the Queen. In practice, the Queen reigns, but does not rule. She represents the country, signs bills, participates in different charity funds. Buckingham Palace is the London home of the Queen. When the flag is flying on the top she is at home.
Her Majesty is “an old tradition”. But the most British really love her and are vividly interested in everything concerning her family.
It’s remarkable that there is one Queen in the UK, but she has two birthdays. The Queen celebrates her actual birthday on April 21st, which is spent privately with friends and family. She also celebrates her official birthday on the first or the second Saturday in June.
So, The Queen, the head of the UK appoints The Prime Minister. the head of the government The Cabinet of ministers chooses are responsible to The House of Commons The Parliament The House of Lords People elect Executive branch Legislative branch includes consists of Constitutional monarchy
The executive branch. The country is ruled by the elected government with the Prime Minister at the head The Prime Minister, the leader of the party that has won at the elections. He/she chooses the cabinet of ministers, coordinates government departments. Any Prime Minister lives on Downing St.,10. And is officially appointed by the Queen.
The current Prime Minister, David Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party, was appointed by the Queen on 11 May 2010.
Two Houses. The House of Commons. The members are elected by people over 18. They make laws. The House of Lords. Examines and discusses bills from the lower House. The members are not elected.
Today the House of Commons is the dominant branch. The House of Commons is democratically elected body of 630 “Members of Parliament” or MPs. Sittings of the house are open to the public and debates are broadcast on the radio and television. MPs are elected by voters for a period of five years UK