Whitaker's Almanack 2016

Editor: Whitaker's
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-4729-0930-5
Category: General Reference
Image Count: 107
Book Status: Pending
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  • PREFACE
  • THE YEAR 2016
  • General Dates
  • 2016 Calendar
  • 2017 Calendar
  • Forthcoming Events
  • Centenaries
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • The UK in Figures
  • Population
  • Resident Population
  • Asylum
  • Births
  • Marriage and Divorce
  • Legal Abortions
  • Deaths
  • Employment
  • House Prices
  • UK Residents’ Visits Abroad
  • Deaths by Cause, 2014
  • The National Flag
  • Flying the Union Flag
  • Flags at Half-Mast
  • Days for Flying Flags
  • The Royal Standard
  • The Royal Family
  • The Sovereign
  • Husband of the Queen
  • Children of the Queen
  • Nephew and Niece of the Queen
  • Cousins of the Queen
  • Order of Succession
  • Royal Household
  • Private Secretaries
  • Senior Management of the Royal Household
  • Astronomer Royal
  • Master of the Queen's Music
  • Poet Laureate
  • Royal Finances
  • Royal Salutes
  • Military Ranks and Titles
  • Kings and Queens
  • The House of Windsor
  • Descendants of Queen Victoria
  • Precedence
  • England and Wales
  • The Peerage
  • ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS
  • HEREDITARY WOMEN PEERS
  • LIFE PEERS
  • HOUSE OF LORDS REFORM ACT 2014
  • PEERAGES EXTINCT SINCE THE LAST EDITION
  • DISCLAIMER OF PEERAGES
  • FORMS OF ADDRESS
  • ROLL OF THE PEERAGE
  • Hereditary Peers
  • Dukes
  • Marquesses
  • Earls
  • Countesses in their own right
  • Viscounts
  • Barons/Lords
  • Baronesses/Ladies in their own right
  • Life Peers
  • Placeholder
  • Lords Spiritual
  • Orders of Chivalry
  • The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle (Revived 1687)
  • The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (1725)
  • The Order of Merit (1902)
  • The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (1818)
  • The Imperial Order of The Crown of India (1877) for Ladies
  • The Royal Victorian Order (1896)
  • The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire (1917)
  • Order of The Companions of Honour (1917)
  • The Distinguished Service Order (1886)
  • The Imperial Service Order (1902)
  • The Royal Victorian Chain (1902)
  • Baronetage and Knightage
  • The Order of St John
  • Dames
  • Decorations and Medals
  • The George Cross (1940)
  • The Elizabeth Cross (2009)
  • Chiefs of Clans in Scotland
  • The Privy Council
  • Privy Council of Northern Ireland
  • Parliament
  • The Monarchy
  • General Election Results
  • Parliamentary Constituencies as at 7 May 2015 General Election
  • MANIFESTO COMMITMENTS
  • THE GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC BODIES
  • The Cabinet
  • Law Officers
  • Ministers of State
  • Under-Secretaries of State
  • Other Ministers
  • Government Whips
  • GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
  • GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
  • Public Bodies
  • DEVOLVED GOVERNMENT
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Regional Government
  • London
  • European Parliament
  • Local Government
  • Elections
  • Political Composition of Local Councils
  • ENGLAND
  • COUNTY COUNCILS
  • LONDON BOROUGH COUNCILS
  • DISTRICT COUNCILS
  • District Councils
  • METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCILS
  • UNITARY COUNCILS
  • London
  • WALES
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • The Isle of Man
  • The Channel Islands
  • LAW AND ORDER
  • Law Courts and Offices
  • Tribunals
  • Ombudsman Services
  • The Police Service
  • The Prison Service
  • Defence
  • STRENGTH OF THE REGULAR ARMED FORCES
  • Service Salaries
  • Education
  • The UK Education System
  • Universities
  • Professional Education
  • INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
  • National Academies of Scholarship
  • Research Councils
  • Health
  • National Health Service
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Services
  • STAFF
  • UTILITIES AND TRANSPORT
  • The Water Industry
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • RELIGION
  • Religion in the UK
  • Churches
  • Communications
  • Postal Services
  • INLAND POSTAL SERVICES
  • THE ENVIRONMENT
  • Conservation and Heritage
  • HERITAGE
  • Historic Buildings and Monuments
  • MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
  • SIGHTS OF LONDON
  • Hallmarks
  • BANKING AND FIANANCE
  • British Currency
  • Banking and Personal Finance
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • National Savings and Investments
  • The National Debt
  • The London Stock Exchange
  • Economic Statistics
  • Cost of Living and Inflation Rates
  • Insurance
  • Taxation
  • Taxation
  • LEGAL NOTES
  • Legal Notes
  • Intellectual Property
  • The Media
  • Cross-Media Ownership
  • The Press
  • ORGANISATIONS
  • Trade and Professional Bodies
  • Trade Unions
  • Sports Bodies
  • Clubs
  • Charities and Societies
  • THE WORLD
  • The World in Figures
  • Air Distances
  • Travel Overseas
  • European Union
  • International Organisations
  • Countries of the World A–Z
  • The North and South Poles
  • UK Overseas Territories
  • THE YEAR 2014–15
  • Events
  • A Century Ago: Events 1914–15
  • UK Affairs
  • Arts and Media
  • Crimes and Legal Affairs
  • Environment and Science
  • Sport
  • International Affairs
  • Obituaries
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Business and Finance
  • Conservation
  • Natural Environment
  • Built Heritage
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature
  • The Media
  • Television
  • Radio
  • The Press
  • Internet
  • Classical Music and Opera
  • Pop Music
  • Parliament
  • Acts of Parliament
  • Science and Discovery
  • Sports Results
  • Sports Records
  • Theatre
  • Weather
  • TIME AND SPACE
  • Astronomy
  • Time Measurement and Calendars
  • Tidal Predictions
  • Abbreviations