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CLIP 14315

A to Z of Parliament – U for Urgent Questions

A to Z of Parliament – U for Urgent Questions

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Key Info
  • A to Z of Parliament – U for Urgent Questions
  • Duration: 02:16
  • Urgent Questions are used to hold MPs accountable for speeches or comments they have made. The urgent questions mean that the MP can be called in front of the House to talk about an issue that is of topical importance. Broadcast on BBC News as part of a series of reports on the 'A to Z of Parliament'.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies


    Politics and Government: The Democratic and Electoral Processes

  • Keywords: Parliament, question, response, urgent, house of commons, house of lords, AtoZofParliament
Ideas for use in class
  • Question - If you were Speaker, who would you choose to speak and why? Who would you call in school to answer an urgent question? Could be used as an exam practice technique to develop skills in recalling information.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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