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.
The fully updated 148th edition includes:
• A comprehensive overview of government in the UK
• Full UK General Election 2015 results
• In-depth profiles of every country of the world
• Astronomical and tidal data for 2016
• Guides to UK law, education and taxation
• Colour infographics – new and specific to this edition
• Reviews of the year in everything from Archaeology to Opera . . . and much more.
Extent 1184 (plus 32 pages full-colour maps and infographics)
Publication Date 19 November 2015
WHITAKER’S CONCISE 2016
Extent 688 pages
Including full UK General Election 2015 results
A concise version of Whitaker’s 2016 covering the UK’s social, political and economic infrastructure in a handy paperback format
Whitaker’s and Who’s Who Our Government 2016 pulls together for the very first time material from two of the world’s most respected reference sources. Between them, Whitaker’s and Who’s Who have over 300 years’ publishing heritage, meaning that this new book has an unparalleled reference pedigree.
From Whitaker’s, Our Government 2016 includes full UK General Election 2015 results, plus a summary of the manifesto pledges of each of the main parties, and details of government departments under the new Conservative government. The book also includes a description of how Parliament works and who are the key officials, plus a summary of the year’s business in Parliament.
The second half of the book consists of Who’s Who biographies for all 650 sitting MPs, including those new to the 2015 parliament, and for all ministers of state. Find out where your MP went to university, what jobs she held before being elected to Parliament, what are the popular recreations in this parliament, and much more!
Price £9.99 – Extent 240 – ISBN 978-1-4729-2780-4
Publication Date 7 December 2015
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