Hung Parliament

If the polls are to be believed we could be heading towards a hung parliament - But what does it mean and should we care? Here's Heart's guide:

There have only been a handful of hung parliaments in the UK. But it seems they are becoming more popular among voters.

Other countries like Israel plus the Scottish and Welsh assemblies have no one party in overall control.

Nicola Rickard tells us how it's worked out: LISTEN HERE

Economists reckon it'll be an nightmare and a financial 'armageddon', but among young voters many see it as a way of change to get away from the two party system, have better control over the politicians with more cohesion and greater co-operation.

Nicola Rickard explains a hung parliament: LISTEN HERE

Below is a link with frequently answered questions:

http://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/content/131/hung-parliaments-what-you-need-to-know

 

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