As a constitutional monarchy, it is the role of the democratically elected 650 members of the House of Commons in Westminster London to govern the people of the United Kingdom, which includes Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The monarch is merely a titular head of state with no political power, as eschewed in the Magna Carta in 1215, although 800 seats in the House of Lords acts as a second chamber to monitor and hold the government of the day to account.
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