Packed with accessible information on the origins, history, and structure of the UK parliamentary system, British Politics For Dummies offers a fascinating insight into the rollercoaster world of politics. Explaining everything from key political ideologies and the spread of democracy to the current election process and the differences between political parties, this guide is the ultimate companion to British politics and elections.
In the book, you'll discover the origins of democracy, political ideologies and the British political state, how elections and British political parties really work, the lowdown on parliament, insight into local politics and devolution, examination of British politics on the world stage, and so much more.
- Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments and how they work
- Features information on the key political parties, including the Tories, Labour, the Lib Dems, and UKIP and Britain's place in Europe
- Focuses on the history of devolved governments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
- Gives you plain-English access to the PM, the Cabinet, ministers, and civil servants, along with the role of the courts
If you're a lifelong learner interested in learning more about politics, a university or sixth-form student studying the topic, or anyone interested in boosting their knowledge of politics, British Politics For Dummieshas you covered.
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