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    Do you think it is important that all citizens in the UK should have a grounding in politics and particularly economics?

    If yes, then why is it so important?

    If no, then why not?
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    No, and as you did not have a follow on option for this question I feel it would be rude to elaborate.
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    Yes, but only to a certain extent. It should in my view be taught in schools so that everyone understands government, and therefore what they are voting for etc, and economics so that they can understand what markets, shares etc really mean.
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    Yes, everyone should understand the basics of both so they can participate and be an active citizen!
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    I think yes, but perhaps as a GCSE option rather than a mandatory subject. This is because i think that there is too much voter apathy and also people do not know what parties stand for anymore (perople thinking that New/Blue Labour are socialist for instance). Economics should also be an option because instead of complaining that the government is cutting the public sector, people would at least understand why this has to happen.

    I would have jumped at the chance to study such subjects although my school did not offer them and there is no college in yorkshire offering economics at a level.
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    Economics would be more important than politics imo. People need to understand that the government doesn't have unlimited funds to spend on socialist schemes.
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    Yes. Both subjects affect frankly everything, and people are dolts if they look at them as esoteric or by the by. Everything we do is affected by law, and governments make law, for one.
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    The technical nature of government should be taught. Then we can have a much more efficient democracy as people can express what they want with the knowledge of what is reasonable and constitutional.
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    People ought to be taught how the EU works. I for one have very little idea about it
 
 
 
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