Effectiveness of parliaments in holding government to account
What is the role of committees in the Scottish Parliament?
To introduce legislation
To raise finance
To scrutinise the work of the Scottish government
Which one of the following is not a role of the First Minister for Scotland?
Representing Scotland in the UK cabinet
Representing Scotland at home and abroad
Chairing Scottish cabinet meetings
What is collective cabinet responsibility?
When the cabinet makes a decision all ministers must publicly support
When cabinet ministers resign if they disagree with the prime minister
When cabinet ministers are moved to different cabinet positions
What is the purpose of the whip system?
To ensure Members of Parliament take part in debates
To ensure Members of Parliament participate at Prime Minister's Questions
To ensure Members of Parliament vote in support of their party
What is the role of select committees?
To examine legislation and policy
To organise debates in Parliament
To decide when a General Election will take place