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Full Fact :: Thu 15th Mar 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Fri 10th Feb 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 1st Feb 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 16th Jan 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Fri 13th Jan 2012

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Percentagewise, it’s a common error

If a price doubles, is it 200 per cent higher? No, it’s 100 per cent higher.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 9th Jan 2012

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16,000 new supermarkets on the drawing board?

The Guardian’s Reader’s Editor admits today that the paper is not too good with numbers.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 8th Dec 2011

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The right choice for chair of the UKSA

Finally, after a false start and much delay, we have the right appointment for the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority – Andrew Dilnot (pictured)

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Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 28th Nov 2011

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David Lipsey :: Tue 22nd Nov 2011

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"Tipping Points" go past the tipping point

A new form of statistical abuse has, these last few weeks, reared its ugly head. This may be dubbed the “false tipping point.”

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 26th Oct 2011

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