Whitaker's Almanack, 2011 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1408151715
  • ISBN-13: 9781408151716
  • DDC: 314.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

An indispensable, meticulously researched and authoritative information guide for more than 130 years, Whitaker's Almanack brings together a wider range of facts, figures and directory information than any other annual reference work. It's the essential what's what and who's who of Great Britain and the world today, providing everything a reader might conceivably wish to know in a world driven by information – no year is complete without it. New to this edition is a special supplement on the Scottish and Welsh elections.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: The Year 2011.
2: 2011.
3: 2012.
4: Forthcoming Events.
5: Centenaries.
6: The United Kingdom.
7: The UK in Figures.
8: The National Flag.
9: The Royal Family.
10: Private Secretaries to the Royal Family.
11: Royal Finances.
12: Military Ranks and Titles.
13: Kings and Queens.
14: The House of Windsor.
15: Descendants of Queen Victoria.
16: Precedence.
17: The Peerage.
18: Hereditary Peers.
19: Life Peers.
20: Lords Spiritual.
21: Courtesy Titles and Peers' Surnames.
22: Orders of Chivalry.
23: Baronetage and Knightage.
24: The Order of st John.
25: Dames.
26: Decdrations and Medals.
27: Chiefs of Clans in Scotland.
28: The Privy Council.
29: Parliament.
30: Parliaments.
31: Members of Parliament as at 1 September 2010.
32: General Election Results.
33: General Election Facts and Figures.
34: The Government.
35: The Cabinet.
36: Government Departments.
37: Executive Agencies.
38: Non-Ministerial Government Departments.
39: Public Bodies.
40: Regional Government.
41: London.
42: Wales.
43: Scotland.
44: Northern Ireland.
45: European Parliament.
46: Local Government.
47: Political Composition of Local Councils.
48: England.
49: Principal Cities.
50: County Councils.
51: District Councils.
52: Metropolitan Borough Councils.
53: Unitary Councils.
54: London.
55: The City Guilds (Livery Companies).
56: London Borough Councils.
57: Wales.
58: Scotland.
59: Northern Ireland.
60: The Isle of Man.
61: The Channel Islands.
62: Law and Order.
63: Law Courts and Offices.
64: Scottish Judicature.
65: Northern Ireland Judicature.
66: Tribunals.
67: Ombudsman Services.
68: The Police Service.
69: The Prison Service.
70: Defence.
71: Service Salaries.
72: Service Retired Pay on Compulsory Retirement.
73: Education.
74: The UK Education System.
75: Universities.
76: Professional Education.
77: Independent Schools.
78: National Academies of Scholarship.
79: Research Councils.
80: Health.
81: National Health Service.
82: Social Welfare.
83: Social Services.
84: National Insurance.
85: Pensions.
86: War Pensions and the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.
87: Tax Credits.
88: Benefits.
89: Utilities and Transport.
90: The Water Industry.
91: Energy.
92: Transport.
93: Religion.
94: Religion in the UK.
95: Churches.
96: Communications.
97: Postal Services.
98: Telecommunications.
99: International Direct Dialling.
100: Internet Domain Names.
101: The Environment.
102: Conservation and Heritage.
103: Conservation of Wildlife and Habitats.
104: World Heritage Sites.
105: Heritage.
106: Historic Buildings and Monuments.
107: Museums and Galleries.
108: Sights of London.
109: Hallmarks.
110: Banking and Finance.
111: British Currency.
112: Banking and Personal Finance.
113: Financial Services Regulation.
114: National Savings and Investments.
115: The London Stock Exchange.
116: Economic Statistics.
117: Cost of Living and Inflation Rates.
118: Insurance.
119: Taxation.
120: Income Tax.
121: Value Added Tax.
122: Stamp Duty.
123: Legal Notes.
124: Intellectual Property.
125: The Media.
126: Broadcasting.
127: Television.
128: Radio.
129: The Press.
130: Newspapers.
131: Periodicals.
132: Internet.
133: Book Publishers.
134: Organisations.
135: Trade and Professional Bodies.
136: Trade Unions.
137: Sports Bodies.
138: Clubs.
139: Charities and Societies.
140: The World.
141: The World in Figures.
142: Distances From London By Air.
143: Time Zones.
144: Currencies and Exchange Rates.
145: Travel Overseas.
146: The European Union.
147: International Organisations.
148: Countries of the World A-Z Part 1.
149: Countries of the World A-Z Part 2.
150: Countries of the World A-Z Part 3.
151: Countries of the World A-Z Part 4.
152: The North and South Poles.
153: UK Overseas Territories.
154: The Year 2009–10.
155: Events of the Year 2009–10.
156: UK Affairs.
157: Arts and Media.
158: Business and Economic Affairs.
159: Crimes and Legal Affairs.
160: Environment and Science.
161: Sport.
162: International.
163: Obituaries.
164: Archaeology.
165: Architecture.
166: Art and Culture.
167: Business and Finance.
168: Conservation.
169: The Natural Environment.
170: Built Heritage.
171: Dance.
172: Film.
173: Literature.
174: The Media.
175: Television.
176: Radio.
177: The Press.
178: The Internet.
179: Music.
180: Music (Classical).
181: Music (Popular).
182: Opera.
183: Parliament.
184: Public Acts of Parliament.
185: White Papers.
186: Science and Discovery.
187: Theatre.
188: Weather.
189: Sports Results.
190: World Cup Finals.
191: 2010 (XXI) Winter Olympics.
192: Sports Records.
193: Time and Space.