Whitaker's Almanack 2017

Editor: Whitaker's
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-47-290933-6
Category: General Reference - General Encyclopedias
Image Count: 200
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

First published in 1868, Whitaker's is the ultimate single-volume reference source - packed with thousands of facts, figures, overviews and statistics relating to the UK and the world.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • THE YEAR 2017
  • General Dates
  • Forthcoming Events
  • Centenaries
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • The UK in Figures
  • The National Flag
  • THE ROYAL FAMILY
  • Private Secretaries
  • Finance
  • Military Ranks and Titles
  • Kings and Queens
  • The House of Windsor
  • Descendants of Queen Victoria
  • PRECEDENCE
  • PEERAGE
  • Hereditary Peers
  • Life Peers
  • Courtesy Titles and Peers’ Surnames
  • Lords Spiritual
  • Orders of Chivalry
  • Baronetage and Knightage
  • The Order of St John
  • Dames
  • Decorations and Medals
  • Chiefs of Clans in Scotland
  • Privy Council
  • PARLIAMENT
  • Members of Parliament
  • General Election 2015 Results
  • By-election Results
  • THE GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC BODIES
  • The Cabinet
  • Government Departments
  • Executive Agencies
  • Non-ministerial Government Departments
  • Public Bodies
  • DEVOLVED GOVERNMENT
  • Wales
  • National Assembly Election Results 2016
  • Scotland
  • Scottish Parliament Election Results 2016
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland Assembly Election Results 2016
  • REGIONAL GOVERNMENT
  • London
  • EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • England
  • County Councils
  • District Councils
  • Metropolitan Borough Councils
  • Unitary Councils
  • London
  • London Borough Councils
  • The City of London Corporation
  • The City Guilds
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Political Composition of Councils
  • Isle of Man
  • Channel Islands
  • LAW AND ORDER
  • Law Courts and Offices
  • Scottish Judicature
  • Northern Ireland Judicature
  • Tribunals
  • Ombudsman Services
  • Police
  • Prisons
  • DEFENCE
  • Salaries
  • EDUCATION
  • The Education System
  • Universities
  • Professional Education
  • Independent Schools
  • National Academies
  • Research Councils
  • HEALTH
  • National Health Service
  • SOCIAL WELFARE
  • Social Services
  • National Insurance
  • Pensions
  • War Pensions
  • Tax Credits
  • Benefits
  • UTILITIES AND TRANSPORT
  • Water
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • RELIGION
  • Religion in the UK
  • Churches
  • COMMUNICATIONS
  • Postal Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet
  • CONSERVATION AND HERITAGE
  • World Heritage Sites
  • Historic Buildings and Monuments
  • Museums and Galleries
  • Sights of London
  • Hallmarks
  • BANKING AND FINANCE
  • British Currency
  • Banking and Personal Finance
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • National Savings
  • National Debt
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Economic Statistics
  • Cost of Living
  • Insurance
  • TAXATION
  • Income Tax
  • Value Added Tax
  • Stamp Duty
  • LEGAL NOTES
  • Intellectual Property
  • THE MEDIA
  • Television
  • Radio
  • The Press
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals
  • 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 2015–16
  • Events
  • A Century Ago: Events 1915–16
  • UK Affairs
  • Arts and Media
  • Crimes and Legal Affairs
  • Environment and Science
  • Sport
  • International Affairs
  • Obituaries
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Business and Finance
  • Classical Music and Opera
  • Conservation
  • Natural Environment
  • Built Heritage
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature
  • The Media
  • Television
  • Radio
  • The Press
  • Internet
  • Parliament
  • Acts of Parliament
  • Pop Music
  • Science and Discovery
  • Theatre
  • Sports Results
  • Sports Records
  • Weather
  • TIME AND SPACE
  • Astronomy
  • Time Measurement and Calendars
  • Tidal Predictions
  • Abbreviations