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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 27th Sep 2011

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 22nd Sep 2011

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Spin trumps statistics in Whitehall, says Sir Michael

Promises by the Conservatives that they would “take the moral high ground” on statistics have not been redeemed, Sir Michael Scholar says.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 20th Sep 2011

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 14th Sep 2011

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The National Lottery: a game of chance, not luck

Periodically the National Lottery issues press releases about which postcodes or areas of the country are “luckier” than others in winning the top lottery prize.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Fri 9th Sep 2011

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Off-licences cause drinking, except in London

If there’s a charity more careless in its use of statistics than Alcohol Concern, I’d like to know of it.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 7th Sep 2011

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Granola hits the fan

The healthy food brand Nature Valley got some flak for its wraparound ad for its granola bar in Metro last month.

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