The Scottish government looks after devolved issues like health and Scottish local authorities deliver services like schools. The UK government is responsible for reserved issues like foreign policy.
In which year was the Scottish Parliament set up?
What is the name of the electoral system used for the Scottish Parliament?
First Past the Post
Additional Member System
Single Transferrable Vote
What is the name given to the leader of the Scottish government?
The First Minister
The Prime Minister
How many many Members of the Scottish Parliament are there?
What is the name given to the MSPs chosen by the First Minister to help run Scotland?
Members of the Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Cabinet
Which of the following is not a power of the Scottish Parliament?
What is the name for elected representatives who are responsible for running local government?
Members of Parliament
In what way do newspapers differ from television in the way political news is covered?
Television can report what is likes but newspapers must be fair and balanced
Newspapers can report what they like but television must be fair and balanced
There is no difference in the way political news is reported by newspapers and television
What is an insider pressure group?
One that works closely with government to help make decisions
One that does not work closely with government in helping make decisions
One that often organises marches and demonstrations in the street
Which of the following is a right of a trade union member?
To go on strike without a vote
To elect local trade union representatives (shop stewards)
To force everyone in the workplace to become a trade union member