U.K. Party FUNDING. CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION... RAPISTS. U.K. Border Agency. SECRETARY DEFENSE U.K. PERSUING THE GOV. GOV CLIM8 Ch41Ng£ POLICE & POLICY. The Bar Council. Admiralty, Commercial and London Mercantile court. These pages contain information about the work of the Admiralty, Commercial and London Mercantile court.
Each court is individual and governed by its own part within the Civil Procedure Rules. Notes and guidance about each court are also available. Commercial Court The Commercial Court deals with complex cases arising out of business disputes, both national and international. There is particular emphasis on: international trade banking commodity arbitration disputes.
List of members of the judiciary. Information about the Justices of the Supreme Court can be found on the Supreme Court website: NB: If you see a first name in bold the judge in question will be known by their first name and surname, e.g.
Mr Justice Stanley Burnton. Op1 - Sentencing Council. U.K. HIGH COURT Of JUSTICE. M.I. MILITARY INTELEGENCE. Home Page. A guide to the UK system of government nears completion - but where are the public? The Cabinet Manual - as close as the UK has ever come to a written constitution - is near completion.
But the British people are largely unaware of this guide to the operation of their government, despite its many flaws that urgently need addressing In the political season about to start, we can expect the appearance of the fullest ever publicly available, official statement of the rules of the UK political game. The Cabinet Manual, published in draft for consultation last December (as reported on OurKingdom at the time), is seemingly near completion.
Subtitled 'A Guide to the laws, conventions and rules on the operation of government', it is likely in time to be treated by many – including in the media – as the closest equivalent to something the UK famously lacks: a ‘written’ constitution. For this reason alone, it matters. These deficiencies have been highlighted in a pamphlet co-authored by Peter Hennessy and myself, published by ippr this week. Www.parliament.uk Home page. Parliament of the United Kingdom - Wiki. The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the UK Parliament, the British Parliament, the Westminster Parliament or by the metonym "Westminster", is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories.
It alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all other political bodies in the UK and its territories. Contact us. Foreign Affairs Committee. Contact us. Website of the UK government : Directgov. Government of the United Kingdom. Politics of the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is a unitary democracy governed within the framework of a constitutional monarchy, in which the Monarch is the head of state and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of government.
Executive power is exercised by Her Majesty's Government, on behalf of and by the consent of the Monarch, as well as by the devolved Governments of Scotland and Wales, and the Northern Ireland Executive. Legislative power is vested in the two chambers of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the House of Commons and the House of Lords, as well as in the Scottish parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The highest national court is the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
With the partition of Ireland, Northern Ireland received home rule in 1920, though civil unrest meant direct rule was restored in 1972. History The Crown Domestic Powers Foreign Powers. Kingdom of Great Britain. The Kingdom of Great Britain[note 1] was a sovereign state in north-west Europe that existed from 1 May 1707 to 31 December 1800.
The state came into being with the union of the kingdoms of Scotland and England (which included Wales). With the Treaty of Union of 1706, ratified by the Acts of Union 1707, it was agreed to create a single, united kingdom, encompassing the whole of the island of Great Britain and its minor outlying islands. It did not include Ireland, which remained a separate realm under the newly created British crown. A single parliament and government, based at Westminster, controlled the new kingdom.