British Politics – Jack Straw, Gordon Brown, John Prescott, Tony Blair Autographs
British Politics – Jack Straw, Gordon Brown, John Prescott, Tony Blair Autographs. Lot of 5 Photographs each signed by politician
The United Kingdom is a unitary state with devolution. Governed within the framework of a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, in which the monarch. Currently Queen Elizabeth II, is the head of state and the prime minister of the United Kingdom. Currently Theresa May, is the head of government. Executive power is exercised by the British government. On behalf of and by the consent of the monarch. As well as by the devolved governments of Scotland and Wales, and the Northern Ireland Executive. Legislative power is vested in the two chambers of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons and the House of Lords. As well as in the Scottish parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The highest court is the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
The UK political system is a multi-party system. Since the 1920s. The two largest political participation have been the Conservative Party and the Labour Party. Before the Labour Party rose in British politics. The Liberal Party was the other major political party along with the Conservatives. While coalition and minority governments have been an occasional feature of parliamentary politics. The first-past-the-post electoral system used for general elections tends to maintain the dominance of these two parties. Though each has in the past century relied upon a third party. Such as the Liberal Democrats to deliver a working majority in Parliament. A Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition government held office from 2010 until 2015, the first coalition since 1945. The coalition ended following Parliamentary elections on May 7, 2015, in which the Conservative Party. Won an outright majority of 330 seats in the House of Commons.