8 Answered Questions for the topic United Kingdom
How is a budget surplus different from a negative GDP to debt percentage ratio, and does the latter automatically result in the former?
I understand the question may come across broad, I am new to government economics, but I am looking for a somewhat textbook answer. I hope you can make a rational guess, if the question seems odd,... more
What is the real role of the queen in UK in these days?
What is the role in the government or social of this Queen in UK in these days?
How does a minority government work in the UK?
In light of the exit polling, it looks like the UK will have a hung Parliament. In the event that no coalition/working relationship deal is made, am I correct in thinking that the country is then... more
What is the difference between an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) and an Accountant?
I'm looking for some advice on various small personal financial matters relating to pension, salary, taxation etc. I've been given a personal recommendation for an accountant, but looking at their... more
Why was there little nonwhite migration to Europe in the 19th century?
**Migration** -- This may sound like a strange question, but hear me out. The 19th century was an age of massive population migration, perhaps the most significant in history according to this... more
Was a passport needed to travel between UK and France in 1972?
In Hitchcock's 1972 film ***Frenzy*** (at about the time 00:54:55) a character says: ***We can get a day trip to France. You don't need a passport.*** (He is a commoner, no diplomatic status etc,... more
Who controls the British Armed Forces?
I'm trying to research this for a friend. I understand that the government of the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, in which the Queen is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the... more