The influence of public opinion on shaping government legislation.
An explanation of the Additional Member System used for elections to Scottish parliament.
The implementation of free personal care for older people in Scotland.
The response of the Scottish Parliament to the demands of a section of society.
The implementation of a successful Members' Bill is looked at through a case study.
Three case studies explain the influence of pressure groups on Scottish government.
A look at the importance of local government in our daily lives.
How rural needs are funded and met by local government.
A look at the use of Public Private Partnership funding by a local council.
A look at the main sources of local government income and expenditure and how it is spent.
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