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Revision Update: The Executive: Collective and Individual Ministerial Responsibility Mike Simpson May 2013 1689
Revision Update: Parliament: Is Executive Power Checked? Mike Simpson May 2013 825
AS essay tips Mike McCartney May 2011 752
AS revision: some definitions Mike McCartney May 2008 574
Impact of the Human Rights Act Mike McCartney May 2011 570
AS revision: Ministerial responsibility Mike McCartney May 2009 560
AS Politics: direct democracy Mike McCartney Oct 2011 544
AS revision: the Human Rights Act Mike McCartney May 2009 418
A to Z of Famous UK Politicians tutor2u Admin Feb 2008 398
Pressure Group Example for Exams Mark Evetts Oct 2011 360
Revision Update: US Politics: Pressure Groups, Newtown and the NRA Mike Simpson May 2013 334
The Presidency and the Power To Persuade Giles Marshall Mar 2012 311
The Rise and Fall of the EDL - Pressure Groups in Context Jim Riley Jan 2014 302
Revision Update: UK Politics: Exemplar Answer: Does the Executive Have Too Much Power? Mike Simpson May 2013 272
The Greenback Rules? Pressure Groups and Money in US Politics Jim Riley Jan 2014 270
Judicial neutrality Mike McCartney Jan 2008 261
What does Cabinet do? Mike McCartney Nov 2010 254
Essential update: differences between Labour and the Conservatives Mike McCartney Nov 2010 248
Reappraising the House of Lords Jim Riley Jan 2014 244
Presidential primaries: study note update Mike McCartney Oct 2011 221
A Decline of Responsibility and Principles? Jim Riley Jan 2014 220
A2 Students - It’s Crunch Time Scott Thomas Mar 2013 190
Global Issues: Top Films Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Feb 2010 190
Explaining the differences between Left and Right Jim Riley Oct 2009 189
US revision: Obama’s executive office Mike McCartney Jun 2009 180
Different Back Bench Factions within the Conservative Party narmstrong Feb 2012 177
Pressure group success in action Jim Riley May 2009 164
House of Lords - Welfare Bills savaged by Lords Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Jan 2012 148
Parliament: the Wright Effect Jim Riley Jan 2014 147
How important is the Vice President? Mike McCartney Oct 2008 142
Revision Update: Parliament: House of Lords Mike Simpson May 2013 141
Revision Update: Elections: Voting Behaviour and the Next General Election Mike Simpson May 2013 137
A Thawing of Relations Between China and Taiwan? Jim Riley Feb 2014 137
Scottish Independence White Paper - Top Tips for Inclusion Scott Thomas Nov 2013 131
Revision Update: UK Politics: Exemplar Answer: MPs and their Constituents Mike Simpson May 2013 126
GOV4A Revision Materials Scott Thomas May 2013 121
Revision Update: US Politics: The Supreme Court Mike Simpson May 2013 117
Revision Update: The Executive: Prime Ministerial Power Mike Simpson May 2013 106
Revision Update: UK Politics: Exemplar Answer: Functions of Political Parties Mike Simpson May 2013 103
Voter Turnout in the UK General Election 2010 Jonny Clark Oct 2013 101
FPTP - Recent developments within the US Supreme Court Jim Riley Nov 2013 100
Devolution revision: differences in Scotland and Wales Mike McCartney May 2008 97
Edexcel AS Government & Politics - ExamBuster 2011 Jim Riley Jan 2011 95
One Nation Labour & Some Revision on GOVP1 and GOV3B Scott Thomas Jan 2013 95
AS revision: UK pressure groups and democracy Mike McCartney May 2009 93
Do we want more EU? Mike McCartney Sep 2011 89
AS exams update: judicial bias Mike McCartney May 2010 88
Judiciary: Judges becoming too politicized? Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Nov 2011 86
Explaining the Alternative Vote System with Chimps, Cheetahs and Foxes! Jim Riley Jan 2014 86
Should a Visit to the Polling Station be Compulsory for First-Time Voters? Jim Riley Aug 2013 85
Judges and civil liberties Mike McCartney Jan 2010 85
Revision Update: UK Politics: Are Labour the Tories Democratic Organisations? Mike Simpson May 2013 85
WOW! Politics 2014 Jim Riley Oct 2013 85
AS revision: decline of Parliament Mike McCartney May 2009 85
The political compass Mike McCartney Oct 2010 84
Bullingdon Club antics don’t look too good in a recession Jim Riley Oct 2008 82
Introduction to AS: constitutional change Mike McCartney Sep 2011 81
Pressure group methods Mike McCartney Sep 2008 80
Elections in 2014 Scott Thomas Jan 2014 79
AS revision: Parliamentary scrutiny Mike McCartney May 2009 79
Parliament and government: the basics Mike McCartney Feb 2009 75
Disadvantages of direct democracy Mike McCartney Dec 2009 75
Federalism: advantages and disadvantages Mike McCartney Oct 2009 74
Edexcel Unit 1 revision: political parties (Dec 2007) tutor2u Admin Dec 2007 73
Social media and pressure groups Geoff Riley Mar 2010 73
American Politics revision: eight exam tips Mike McCartney Jun 2009 70
The importance of the vice-presidency Mike McCartney Jul 2008 69
Wow Politics - Websites recommended by Politics Teachers Jonny Clark Nov 2013 69
Have post 1997 constitutional reforms been a success? Mike McCartney May 2011 69
American Politics revision: seven exam tips Mike McCartney Nov 2009 67
Select committees: Parliament is not dead Mike McCartney Sep 2011 67
Revision Update: UK Politics: Internal Party Democracy Mike Simpson May 2013 66
Revision Update: UK Politics: Exemplar Answer: Parliament and the Executive Mike Simpson May 2013 64
Pressure groups and democracy Mike McCartney Dec 2010 63
Should UK Voters Have the Right to Recall an Unwanted MP? Jim Riley Oct 2013 62
Revision Update: Parliament: Select Committees - Watchdogs Without Teeth? Mike Simpson May 2013 61
US government guide Mike McCartney Jan 2009 59
Labour lists its greatest achievements since 1997 Jim Riley Feb 2008 58
Party renewal in the USA Mike McCartney Feb 2009 58
Pressure groups update: students and young people Mike McCartney Dec 2010 57
Politics reading list Mike McCartney Jun 2008 56
Revision Update: The Executive: Cabinet Reshuffle in September 2012 Mike Simpson May 2013 55
Arab spring - The Path to Protest Ben Christopher Jun 2011 55
Judicial Independence under threat? Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Feb 2011 55
US Politics - Can You Buy an Election? Jim Riley Dec 2012 54
9/11 ten years on Mike McCartney Sep 2011 53
FPTP - Legislatures - The Empire Strikes Back Jim Riley Nov 2013 52
Ideologies and Parties: New Labour and Liberalism Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Mar 2012 51
Revision Update: UK Politics: Conservative Party Mike Simpson May 2013 50
Pressure group power Mike McCartney Feb 2008 50
Party politics: the consensus on law and order Mike McCartney Feb 2011 50
American Politics revision: separation of powers Mike McCartney May 2009 50
House of Lords reform: what’s the argument? Mike McCartney Aug 2008 49
Cabinet government is dead say officials Mike McCartney Aug 2009 49
Revision Update: US Politics: Exemplar Answer: Protection of Rights in the USA Mike Simpson May 2013 46
My Tip Top Tips for Application to University Scott Thomas Nov 2013 45
The clash between Parliament and Judges Mike McCartney Jun 2011 45
Easy intro to British Politics Mike McCartney Sep 2011 44
Revision Update: UK Judiciaries and Rights Mike Simpson May 2013 43
The Decline of Party Membership - Cameron’s Collapse Jim Riley Sep 2013 42
President as “bargainer-in-chief” Louise Gibbard Nov 2009 42
Labour: a summary of old and new Labour policies Mike McCartney Oct 2009 42
Pressure Group Politics - The Rally Against Debt versus March for the Alternative Giles Marshall May 2011 41
Revision Update: US / UK Politics: Exemplar Answer: A Bill of Rights? Mike Simpson May 2013 41
Revision Update: UK Politics: Labour as a One-Nation Party? Mike Simpson May 2013 41
World Politics and International Relations at IB level Verity Aylward Sep 2009 41
Think the UK judiciary is boring?  Think again Mike McCartney Feb 2009 40
Revision Update: Parliament: Evaluation of the Legislature Mike Simpson May 2013 40
President Cameron Mike McCartney Jun 2011 39
PM and Exec: And the Fantastic Mr. fox has fallen on his sword… Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Oct 2011 39
Revision Update: US Politics: Exemplar Answer: A Conservative Robert’s Supreme Court? Mike Simpson May 2013 38
Old Labour v New Labour Mike McCartney Nov 2008 38
Explaining the role of Select Committees Jim Riley Feb 2012 38
Politics Teachers - Grab a Free Taster of WOW! Politics Jim Riley Nov 2013 37
US elections 2008: voting behaviour and race Mike McCartney Aug 2008 36
New blog for AS and A2 Government and Politics launched Simon Sharpe-Foster Oct 2012 36
Electoral Systems Scott Thomas Dec 2012 36
Useful UK judges article Mike McCartney Oct 2010 35
The Great Offices of State GOVP2 Scott Thomas Apr 2013 35
Pressure groups: interesting times ahead Mike McCartney Mar 2011 34
Six Principles of the US Constitution - Video Introduction Jim Riley Sep 2012 34
AS revision: What do Naomi Campbell and Prince Charles have in common? Mike McCartney Apr 2009 34
Pressure groups in action: carry on, doctor Mike McCartney Mar 2011 33
US Politics - King Obama? Jim Riley Dec 2012 33
The rise of single issue pressure groups Mike McCartney Feb 2008 32
On Parliamentary Sovereignty Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Oct 2011 32
FPTP - Making Work Pay? Jim Riley Nov 2013 32
Pressure group power Mike McCartney Sep 2009 30
FPTP - The Death of Trayvon Martin Jim Riley Nov 2013 30
US political parties: introductory exercise Mike McCartney Sep 2011 30
Happy New Year! Scott Thomas Jan 2014 30
SlutWalk Mike McCartney Jun 2011 29
A Labour Party Policy (at last!) Ben Fuller Apr 2013 29
Tensions Rise between China and Japan over Senkaku / Diaoyu Jim Riley Nov 2013 29
AS revision: PM power Mike McCartney May 2009 29
Revision Update: UK Politics: A Leadership Challenge to David Cameron? Mike Simpson May 2013 29
Pressure Groups & the NHS Jim Riley Dec 2009 29
Revision Update: The Executive: Coalition: All Good Things Must Come to an End Mike Simpson May 2013 28
Constitutional reform revision: freedom of information Mike McCartney May 2008 28
FPTP - David Cameron, Tax Havens and the G8 Jim Riley Nov 2013 28
Revision Update: US Politics: Cabinet Government in the US? Mike Simpson May 2013 28
Global Issues - Hakimullah Mehsud and the Peace Process in Pakistan Jim Riley Nov 2013 26
Unit 2 Judiciary: Who are the Judges? Owen Moelwyn-Hughes May 2011 26
Introducing Politics: Gay Marriage and UK Democracy Mike McCartney Sep 2011 26
Modern Conservatism - In Thought And Action Giles Marshall Jan 2012 25
Global Issues - Who Has the Nuclear Threat? Jim Riley Apr 2010 25
Constitutional Reform: Is devolution leading to inevitable break up of UK? Owen Moelwyn-Hughes Feb 2012 24
US federalism Mike McCartney Jun 2011 23
Politics Quiz 29th January 2013 Scott Thomas Jan 2013 23
Getting into judges Mike McCartney Jul 2010 23

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