Can Parliament Dethrone Monarch?

In the United Kingdom, Parliament has the power to impeach the monarch, but this power has not been used for centuries and is considered to be largely obsolete. The process of impeachment would require an accusation of high crimes or misdemeanours, and would be initiated by the House of Commons and tried by the House of Lords.

The power to dethrone or remove a monarch lies with Parliament, but only under very limited circumstances. The process for removing a monarch is known as impeachment, and it has not been used since the 18th century.

Under the Bill of Rights 1689, which remains a part of the UK's constitutional law, Parliament has the power to impeach the monarch if they commit high crimes or misdemeanours. However, this power has not been used since the impeachment of King Charles I in 1649.

In practice, it is highly unlikely that Parliament would attempt to impeach or dethrone the monarch. The monarchy in the UK plays a largely ceremonial role and has little direct involvement in the day-to-day functioning of the government. The monarch's powers are largely symbolic and are subject to constitutional conventions and legal limitations.

Furthermore, the monarchy is deeply ingrained in the UK's history and culture, and any attempt to remove the monarch would require a significant constitutional reform that would likely face significant opposition from both the public and political parties.

In short, while Parliament technically has the power to impeach or dethrone the monarch in certain circumstances, this power is unlikely to be exercised in practice. The relationship between the monarchy and Parliament is complex and subject to various constitutional conventions and traditions.
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