Do you know what an MP does? These activities will help you to find out more.
In Task 1 you are going to watch a video about Members of Parliament (MPs). Do the activity in "preparation" first
Do you know who your MP is?
You can click here to find out. Just enter your postcode and the website will tell you the name of the MP who represents you.
When you have found out the name of your MP, go to Task 1, below.
You are going to watch a video about the role of an MP in the UK.
Watch the video for the first time and answer this question:
How do MPs vote?
Go to the "transcript" section below to find the answer.
After you have watched the video, try this matching activity to see if you can remember what MPs do:
Now try to answer these true/false questions about the video (watch it again if you need to)
The answer is:
They walk into one of two rooms. One of the rooms is for "yes" and one of them is for "no". Someone counts up how many people went into each room. and then gives the result to the Speaker of the House, who announces it to everyone.
Now go back to Task 2, above
Read about the work and role of Parliament in the UK
Play "MP for a week", or test your knowledge of "who’s who in Parliament"
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