The Office of National Statistics (ONS) produces official statistics for the UK including statistics on business, industry and trade; the economy; employment and the labour market; and people, population and the community.
The UK Data Service provides access to a large collection of business microdata provided by the Office of National Statistics. It provides a single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data from 1971 to 2011
Live and on demand video coverage from the BBC of the UK's national political institutions and the European Parliament. Also includes guides to how the different institutions work and who sits in them.
The National Register of Archives is the official archive for England, Wales and the central UK government, containing 900 years of history from Domesday Book to the present, with records ranging from parchment and paper scrolls through to recently created digital files and archived websites. Increasingly, these records are being put online, making them universally accessible.
The Cabinet Office papers are a major contemporary source for British political history, and you can now search and download these free of charge. The Cabinet Office was created in December 1916 although The National Archives holds series of original documents which include earlier material about the Cabinet.