By Brian, Dalton, and Hunter.
Parliamentary Democracy: A Big Budget Puppet Show.
The voters vote for people to go into the parliament. Then the parliament votes for a Prime Minister. It is a current form of government still used today such as; Canada, and Sweden.
Positives & Negatives of a Parliamentary Democracy
Positives of Parliamentary Democracy
- No gridlock
- A bad prime minister can be voted out at any time.
- Citizens get to vote for people to represent them in the Parliament,
- The prime minister chooses people from parliament to head key government ministries.
Negatives of Parliamentary Democracy
- Voting prime ministers out can cause instability in the government.
- The Prime minister cares about pleasing parliament more than citizens.
- Lack of separation between executive and legislative branches means there is no real check on the Prime Ministers legitimacy.
- The citizens may not support the prime minister.
Parliamentary Democracy leaders are called;
- Prime ministers, and parliament.
Some historic prime ministers include;
- "Iron Lady"Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to hold the position
- Winston Churchill, who stood against Adolph Hitler's threat to control Europe during World War II
- Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister;