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ALL politics students - Great video clips from UK Parliament - YouTube

ALL politics students - Great video clips from UK Parliament - YouTube | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
This is the official YouTube channel for the UK Parliament.

The UK Parliament scrutinises the work of the government, debates and passes all laws and enables the government to raise taxes.
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Why do we blame political apathy on politicians, when it's the people who are at fault?

Why do we blame political apathy on politicians, when it's the people who are at fault? | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
One of the odder side-effects of David Cameron’s decision to measure the nation’s wellbeing is that every new report into what makes us happy is more depressing than the last.
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The end of feminism? There are more of us than you think

The end of feminism? There are more of us than you think | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
Last week there was much ado about Netmums, the website which produced a poll pronouncing the end of feminism, on the basis that only one in seven of a group of women they surveyed self-defined as a feminist.
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Viewpoints: Can 16- and-17-year olds be trusted with the vote?

Viewpoints: Can 16- and-17-year olds be trusted with the vote? | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
Sixteen and 17-year-olds may be able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum. But should they?
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Do celebrities really help politicians?

Do celebrities really help politicians? | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
Celebrities have tried to help political campaigns with Stevie Wonder and Clint Eastwood in the US elections, with Tracey Ullman, Kenny Everett, Eddie Izzard, Michael Caine, and Sean Connery offering public support to British politicians.
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Conservative rebels, the EU budget and Edmund Burke: what are MPs actually for? – Telegraph Blogs

Conservative rebels, the EU budget and Edmund Burke: what are MPs actually for? – Telegraph Blogs | Ashcombe Politics A Level | Scoop.it
Today's excitements over the EU budget are in many ways familiar: as I wrote yesterday, the positioning and persuasion that go before a contested Commons vote are largely unchanging.
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