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?

Emilio Gort

Posted 2014-06-03T13:54:31.387

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Question was closed 2014-06-04T09:55:37.407



This site sums it up pretty well:


"As Head of State, The Monarch undertakes constitutional and representational duties which have developed over one thousand years of history. In addition to these State duties, The Monarch has a less formal role as 'Head of Nation'. The Sovereign acts as a focus for national identity, unity and pride; gives a sense of stability and continuity; officially recognises success and excellence; and supports the ideal of voluntary service."

Essentially the queen of England is a figure head without much political or executive power. She has more of a leadership role than an administrative role. She is a voice of influence and guidance more than a voice of power. She also performs many of the ceremonial duties that the US president performs like giving medals of honor and such.


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