Parliament and Government

Synopsis
A CD-ROM presentation of UK government, with video footage, two hours of audio, graphics, photographs, searchable databases, links to websites It covers parliament (history, Palace of Westminster, organisation, the legislative process, life of an MP, devolved assemblies, database of MPs, a week in parliament); elections (types of elections, past elections 1945-97, perspectives on the electoral system, datasets of the full results of the 1992 and 1997 elections, parties and elections, voting trends, database of constituencies with census data); the ‘wheels of government’ (the executive, the ministries); the constitution (including legislature and judiciary); public opinion (think tanks, issue groups, the media, lobbyists, occupational groups); political parties (history of the party system, parties and elections, the main political parties, principal and minor parties); Europe (organisation charts, European Commission, European Parliament); participation in government.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £9.99 (inclusive)
Uses
Ages 11 and up.
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
elections; European Parliament; European Union; government; legislation; Parliament; political parties; United Kingdom

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

Cloudscan Interactive

Sponsor

Name

BBC Education

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8746 1111
Fax
020 8752 4398
Address
White City
201 Wood Lane
London
W12 7TS

Distributor

Name

BBC Educational Publishing

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools External site opens in new window
Phone
01937 541001
Fax
01937 845381
Address
PO Box 234
Wetherby
West Yorks
LS23 7EU

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