The NI Assembly’s education service has produced a comic aimed at educating school children about the local democratic institutions. Note that the 44MB PDF file is slow to download.
Like the real Assembly, the comic is a male-dominated environment.
As well as covering the daily/weekly life of a MLA, departments and ministers, it even gets as far as working out an example of the transferrable vote system in action!
So far, none of the cartoon characters seem to resemble real elected representatives …
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