You can use this Annual Update for tasks throughout your course and for help with examination questions. - Review all the developments relevant to A-level specifications in UK politics from the last year, with examples linked closely to specification points, strong links between topics and focused suggestions for further reading- Develop your confidence with expert analysis you can draw on both throughout your course and in the exams- Enhance your knowledge of the news to build a bank of up-to-date examples linked to the specifications, helping you to develop persuasive arguments for your essays- Learn more about the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other up-to-date political developments, and how to put them into contextTable of contents: UK update 20211.
Legitimacy and the lockdown: from health crisis to democratic crisis?2.
The Black Lives Matter movement: pressure, protest and controversy3.
Individual and collective rights: civil liberties campaigns in the 2020s4.
Political parties in the 2020s: funding, fairness and the future5.
Influence of the media: Is the BBC biased and does it matter?6.
Devolution and health crisis7. The House of Lords: too big, too partisan and time for change?8.
What impact did the health crisis have on the relationship between parliament and the executive?9.
Controlling the health crisis: how effective was Boris Johnson in dictating events and determining policy?