Find out more about Parliament and British politics

Copyright: Getty Images

Exercise

1) Parliament today
Find out what is going on in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords today. What is on the agenda? Try to find information about one or more issues.

2) Labour vs. Tories
Find out what kind of differences there are between the Labour Party and the Conservative Party. Which party is currently the Government party and which parties belong to the Opposition?

3) Political ideas
Choose one British political party and try to find out what their main ideas are.

4) Make a short presentation of the royal family.
 

Web resource

Official web service including the home pages for the House of Lords and the House of Commons

http://www.parliament.uk/

The official website for the Conservative Party

http://www.conservatives.com/

The official website for the Labour Party

http://www.labour.org.uk/

The official website for the Liberal Democrats

http://www.libdems.org.uk/

The official website of the Royal Family

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page1.asp