British Central and Local Government A

Institute of Local Government Studies, School of Government and Society

College of Social Sciences


Code 10806

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

These linked modules provide a comprehensive introduction to British politics and government - comprehensive in the sense of giving appropriate attention to local and regional government as well as to Westminster and Whitehall. Aims include providing students with an appreciation of the ways in which the actions and policies of government impinge upon our daily lives, and encouraging and enabling them to follow the reporting of government in our national, local and electronic media.