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Butler's British Political Facts

  • Roger Mortimore
  • Andrew Blick
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 1-208
  3. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 209-228
  4. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 229-297
  5. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 299-374
  6. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 375-446
  7. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 447-453
  8. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 455-470
  9. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 471-517
  10. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 519-542
  11. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 543-574
  12. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 575-583
  13. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 585-592
  14. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 593-668
  15. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 669-692
  16. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 693-708
  17. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 709-743
  18. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 745-766
  19. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
    Pages 767-787
  20. Roger Mortimore, Andrew Blick
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About this book

Introduction

This book is the most comprehensive single volume reference work available for British political facts. Covering the period from 1900 to the present, it is the latest edition in a series previously edited by David Butler and various collaborators. This new edition updates the contents to the immediate post-European Union referendum period in the UK. It is useful to a wide range of potential readers, including students, educators, journalists, policy professionals, and anyone with an interest in politics and political history. It will be valuable to academics working in a variety of disciplines, including history and political science.

Keywords

Brexit referendum British public policy Elections in British history British political referendums David Butler British political constitution social conditions in Britain justice and law enforcement in Britain investigation and regulation in Britain religion and politics British political statistics economics and politics British public finance statistics devolution in Britain local vs national government public sector in Britain modern British political history contemporary British political history

Editors and affiliations

  • Roger Mortimore
    • 1
  • Andrew Blick
    • 2
  1. 1.King's College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.King's College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

About the editors

Roger Mortimore is Professor of Public Opinion and Political Analysis, King’s College London, UK. He is also Director of Political Analysis at the research company Ipsos MORI.

Andrew Blick is Director of History & Policy and Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London, UK.

Bibliographic information

Reviews

“A goldmine of information and quite indispensable to students, journalists, and political anoraks alike.” (Professor Vernon Bogdanor, King's College, London, UK)

“Anyone interested in British politics – as well as competitors in pub quizzes or University Challenge – has to have British Political Facts within reach as a vital and accurate reminder of what happened – it is indispensable.” (Peter Riddell, former political journalist and ex-director of the Institute for Government, UK)

“Blick and Mortimore have succeeded admirably in modernising while keep faith to the spirit of British Political Facts, the most sacred text in recent British Political History” – Sir Anthony Seldon, author of The Blair Effect ,2001)