Critically evaluate the system for electing MSP’s to the Scottish Parliament’
A 1,100-word piece on UK Constitutional Law.
So ask yourself things such as:
-Why is a different system used than in Westminister?
-Do you agree with its rationale?
-To what extent has it succeeded?
-What are its advantages and disadvantages
-What impact has it had on the makeup of the Scottish Parliament (important)?
-What are your own views about its impact: good, bad, indifferent or a mixture? -How would you address counter arguments/
-Has there been any change to the voting system since it was introduced?
-If so, why?
-How has the electoral system impacted the effectiveness of the Scottish Parliament in carrying out its functions?
-Does the electoral system require amending?
-Would a different system be more effective?