Video: Nick Griffin on 'Question Time'

It caused heated debate and widespread anti-fascist political demonstrations when Griffin, the leader of the controversial and right-wing British National Party, was invited to take part on BBC's 'Question Time' in October 2009. See a full coverage of the story here, including a video extract from the programme.

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Video: Europe explained

Have we got any idea what MEPs can and can't do when they get elected? Just what does the European parliament do, and what's it done for us?

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Chapter 3: Who Rules Britain?

The British system of parliamentary democracy is a system in which the national assembly of a country has the final power to decide not only the laws of the land, but also who shall execute those laws. In Great Britain this system developed over many centuries through a power struggle between Parliament and the monarch (king or queen). Gradually a form of “constitutional monarchy” developed in which the monarch’s most important or “prime” minister became in reality responsible to the largest party or block of parties in Parliament when using executive power.

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