Institution guides
Page last updated at 13:48 GMT, Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Click on the links below and use these pages to find video and people grouped by subject area.

Discover more about politics
Don't be confused by political jargon - all is clear here with our A-Z of words used in everyday business
Learn more about the Houses of Parliament
Why do parties end up working together?
School meals and more - look up your local council
Video guides from BBC Learning
Brandenburg gate Divided Europe
The foundation of the European Union

Passport and visa Immigration
The history and debates over immigration to the United Kingdom.

Young people in restaurant Electoral systems
See how pizza and a water polo team help to explain the difference between voting systems.

Young people at Westminster How Westminster works
Young people go behind the scenes in the Houses of Parliament to learn about the work of MPs and peers.

Girl holding bag on head Local councils
Young people learn about the roles and responsibilities of local councils.

Teenager on beach Voting round the world
Teenagers talk about their views of democracy and voting in Australia, India and Singapore.

Where power lies

Find out who makes decisions by location or subject

  1. Europe
  2. Northern Ireland
  3. Scotland
  4. Wales
  5. Westminster (UK)
External links


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2018 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific