How Political Are You?


You may think of yourself as not being very political at all.

But politics is all around us. It’s in everything from what gets taught at schools to the price of a pint of milk.

Have you ever signed a petition? Or given up your time for a cause you feel passionately about? These are examples of politics – people taking positive action to bring about change.

What you may not be very familiar with is the political system we have here in the UK.

But don’t worry. This website is here to explain the UK political system in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand. It will also try to answer questions you may have about things you hear politicians saying and the type of language they sometimes use.

To your left is a list of key terms and frequently asked questions about politics in the UK. These have been explained and answered in a way that’s hopefully clear and simple.

To your right are a series of political articles which we hope you’ll find interesting, entertaining and fun. Enjoy!

If there is anything you’d like to be made clearer or other questions you’d like answering, please get in touch at

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