Local Authorities use community councils to gauge public opinion on existing services.
Workings of the Scottish Parliament are described by the leaders of all five parties.
The Single Transferable Vote system is used to elect local councillors in Scotland.
An overview of institutions in the UK political system, such as the Houses of Parliament.
The influence of public opinion on shaping government legislation.
An explanation of the Additional Member System used for elections to Scottish parliament.
The implementation of free personal care for older people in Scotland.
The response of the Scottish Parliament to the demands of a section of society.
We have a selection of learner guides