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The British Monarchy Today
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. This means that it has a monarch as its Head of State. The monarch reigns with the support of Parliament. The powers of the monarch are not defined precisely. Everything today is done in the Queen’s name. It is her government, her armed forces, her low courts and so on. She appoints all the Ministers, including the Prime Minister. Everything is done however on the council of the elected Government, and the monarch takes no part in the decision – making process. In one article about Britain it was written that the British monarchy can be discussed in Britain as well and if it did have a vote the result outcome would be equal and would have a stronger and more interesting debate. In addition, the one important fact that Britain is very expensive country, for instance, for Russian tourists. It is not surprised because of any kind of taxes, which people should pay “every hour of their life”. That is why people in Britain and in other countries think that the queen is the richest woman in the world. A lot of politicians, besides simple people today wants to prevent the British monarchy and moreover, for such thought there are many reasons. For instance, the fact that many times it has been the case that the monarch is not British and from somewhere else, that is why person can question him or herself: “I am British and still a worker, but she is from somewhere else and a monarch? Why does she deserve it?” This has a very harsh effect on the people and the state, since she might be helping her country with the money from the British people, from people who earn money by their own honest hands. It can be said that Britain and it's “blooming” turns out with a help of working-class people. In case of previous words it results that we may consider that the queen is not important because she does not participate in the government or...
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