GSCE Citizenship: Exploring the House of Commons

What is the British Government and how does it work?

This insightful series goes behind the scenes at the House of Commons to explain some of the processes that drive British politics.

NB This series was filmed in 2013 - 2015 and some of the political figures shown no longer hold their positions.

These short films are suitable for teaching at GCSE or A Level, and Scottish National 5 or Higher.

How does an MP change the law?
video
How do MPs vote in the House of Commons?
video
What is a Private Members' Bill?
video
What is Prime Minister's Questions?
video
Changing Britain's Constitution
video
Public perceptions of British politicians
video
Why do MPs rebel?
video
What is a Government Whip?
video