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Explain in detail the responsibilities of the different levels of government in the UK

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M1 – Explain in detail the responsibilities of the different levels of government in the UK The central government is responsible for the health and safety of people, they provide health and safety by maintaining and improving the quality of the environment. The government also has the power to make laws for the entire country, in contrast with local governments. However, the Prime Minister (David Cameron) is head of the UK government so he’s responsible for all of the policy and decisions he makes. The central government has the responsibility to create laws unlike other levels of government; this is because if all levels were able to do the same then it would cause great confusion to citizens. One of the central governments is the…show more content…
The devolved parliaments are able to maintain their responsibilities because they have been decentralised. The regional governments are responsible for the formulation of planning policy. They form an important and essential interface between policies at the national and local level. They regional government also focus on key issues of the region, set priorities and the core policies that form the basis of their regional space strategy. Local
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