Democracy is th way that we vote for a Prime Minister and how everyone in the country gets a say in how it is ran except for people under 18. Everyone gets to vote for a political party to lead the country which is now conservative who are the government . The other party are the opposition and the leader is the second placed party in the election. Then, in the House of Common, they debate and every MP gets to vote but how does this help in comparison to dictatorship and is it fair?
Democracy does help the country because it reduces cruel and vicious behaviour towards the Prime Minister and the government because the public have voted for them and they got a majority of votes compared to the other parties. Democratic countries are normally more successful countries that aren't democratic. Democracy means that countries look more at human development like health care, education and income. Most importantly, democracy guarantees human rights and have proper law. The Hong Kong crisis was the main example of this helping the country because, when we let Hong Kong have a democracy and be away from China, they were fine until China ( a nondemocratic country) were trying to take control of Hong Kong and they were under a way of life that they didn't enjoy and it became a crisis with rioting. This shows that a democracy is a lot better than dictatorship. But, according to Debate.org, 57% of people think that democracy isn't fair so is democracy fair?
Some reasons for democracy being fair is that everyone votes for a political party and the majority wins so it is tough luck if yours doesn't win because the most people are happy. It is like voting on a competition for head boy or head girl at a school but it is more extreme.
On the other hand, after the general election, only MP's can vote on everything else, I think that everything should be taken through the House of Commons and then to the public, before it being carried out. Also, the age limit for voting at 18 isn't fair because under 18 year olds have political views and children have a longer life left than adults so our future is being controlled by adults and MP's.
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