Crime, justice and the law

Being charged with a crime If you are charged with a crime you will be given a ‘charge sheet’. This sets out the details of the crime you are being charged with. The police will decide if you either: can go home until the court hearing – but you may have to follow certain rules, […]


How the Government Works

The Prime Minister The Prime Minister is head of the UK government. He/she is ultimately responsible for all policy and decisions. He/she: oversees the operation of the Civil Service and government agencies appoints members of his/her government is the principal government figure in the House of Commons The Cabinet The Cabinet is made up of several senior […]