What power does the Queen have ?

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  1. A long long time ago the governing of the nation and laws passed upon it's subjects were decided by the sovereign. Now however it seems all decisions, right or wrong are taken by the PM.

    The retaking of the Falklands, The gulf wars etc. Did she have any input or did Tony Blair just text her and say Sorry Liz, can't come round for tea and biccies Tues, have a Cobra meeting and then we are invading Iraq.

    Reply - OK tony see you next week, will bake your favourite cake - Liz
     
  2. Oddly enough we did a straw poll about the Queen just yesterday.... basically when asked if it came to a constitutional crisis between Queen and parliament... which side would you take.... every single soldier replied...Queen....

    Try it in your own units and you'll get much the same answer.

    Put simply The Queen has as much power as she needs.... all she has to do is give the word and its showtime!!
     
  3. Would have to be the Queen as we swear allegiance to her Heirs and Successors
     
  4. she has the power to move things with her mind and she become invisible. FACT!
     
  5. Officially she can strike down any law and is above the 'rule of law' because of her position as monarch. In reality she has virtually no power as this would create such a consitutional crisis parliament would simply vote to get rid of her. Although as has been previously mentioned she pretty much as the complete backing of the armed forces and the majority of the police so I'll leave that up for you to decide ;)
     
  6. She can fart with sufficient force to levitate her to a height of 26 metres for as long as 3 hours (wearing tracksuit, capability reduced in ceremonial costume).
     
  7. Flight, Superstrength, near invunerability, heat vision, xray vision, Able to see hundred of miles and see things down to sub atomic level. Super hearing the ability to travel at hyper-sonic speeds.
     
  8. 120 mega-watts, to be exact.
     
  9. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    What power does the Queen have ?

    If careful, as much as HM wants to exercise. She has mahoosive powers, but has sensibly declined to use them and instead let tw@ts like Bliar and Broon bring back a Tory government.

    One clever Lady xxx
     
  10. To advise and to warn. She also runs a book on the Derby
     
  11. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    Minor adjustment ;-)
     
  12. I'd be surprised if she doesn't have electricity TBH.
     
  13. She's posh, she'll have gas as well.
     
  14. At some point the ability to carry 36 JSF
     
  15. skid2

    skid2 LE Book Reviewer

    I` would have thought she's got electricity, gas oil and coal. It's not like she can't afford it.