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Vol 25 No 2 Feb/March 2020

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Whitaker's 2020 isbn 9781472947536

Whitaker's 2019

Edited by: Ruth Northey

ISBN13: 9781472947529
New Edition ISBN: 9781472947536
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781472935021
Published: November 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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.

Whitaker's 2019 contains a comprehensive explanation of every aspect of national and local government infrastructure in the UK, astronomical and tidal data for 2019, guides to UK law, education and taxation, overviews of the water, energy and transport industries, essential calendar information, chapters on royalty and peerage, complete results for each constituency from the last UK General Election and an up-to-date list of MPs, government departments and public bodies, directory listings of trade unions and professional bodies, sports results and records, reviews of the year 2017-18--covering the arts, science and politics--and monthly summaries of the year's news.

Whitaker's is also an excellent introduction to world politics with in-depth profiles of international organisations, the European Union and every country of the world. Our dedicated team of both in-house editors and specialist contributors spend a total of around 6,000 hours updating Whitaker's annually--this includes contacting thousands of individuals to update their own organization's details, researching information from official annual reports, and gathering statistics and facts from the most up-to-date authoritative sources available. Updated continually throughout the year around 2,000 hours of editorial time is dedicated to verifying every piece of information to ensure that, unlike collaborative online sources such as Wikipedia, all the material in Whitaker's is neutral and reliable.

Now in its 151st edition, the book is completely revised and updated every year with at least 60% of the contents--including maps, diagrams and color infographics--newly compiled specifically for this edition.