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The monarchy is the head of state. At the moment this is Queen Elizabeth 2

The palace of westminister still has official rooms set aside for the Queen.However theQueen will rarely invovle herself in politics today and prefers to leave the government country to her elected repersentitves The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. A monarch is a hereditary ruler; a constitutional monarchy is a state headed by a monarch who rules according to the constitution.

AnswerThe English monarch is largely a figurehead. While she does appoint the prime minister, she never appoints anyone but the head of the majority party/colition. She is also the head of the Church of England but does little actual theological work in this role. She is however a symbol of the continuity between English past and future and a symbol of English culture. She wields no actual power, but she remains important as a symbol.
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