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Nigel Hawkes :: Fri 18th Mar 2011

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Shock! Boris Johnson guilty of minor offence

Boris Johnson, the London Mayor, has had his knuckles rapped by the UK Statistics Auth

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 17th Mar 2011

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BBC nonsense on student loans

There is a spectacularly silly story on the BBC today.&nbs

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 16th Mar 2011

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More fairytales from the West Country

Tom Sutcliffe, in yesterday’s

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Comments (0) :: Last comment Wed 16th Mar 2011

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 3rd Mar 2011

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BMA poll tests the limits of credibility

In June 2009, the British Medical Association complained about the GP Patient Survey.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 2nd Mar 2011

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Detailing social research and statistics cuts

In 2008, the then-Government launched a research project called “Amplifying the voice of Muslim students”

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Comments (1) :: Last comment Thu 3rd Mar 2011

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 1st Mar 2011

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CPI: one size doesn't fit all

The row over inflation measures isn’t about to go away.
 

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Comments (0) :: Last comment Tue 1st Mar 2011

Nigel Hawkes :: Sun 27th Feb 2011

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Slimmer pickings for new UKSA Chair

Eyebrows will be raised sky-high today by the advertisement in the Sunday Times for a new chair for the UK Statistics Authority to succeed Sir Michael Scholar (pictured) who e

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 23rd Feb 2011

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Implausible claim on the benefits of BST

A bizarre claim in the letters page of The Independent today caught my eye.

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Comments (1) :: Last comment Thu 17th Nov 2011

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 21st Feb 2011

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Have a heart!

American cardiologists are aghast at the results of a survey of 1,933 people to measure how many matched all seven co

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 16th Feb 2011

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Putting a spoke into spin

“Recession hits sandwiches at business meetings” was the headline on a press release issued yesterday by the office design company Maris Interiors.

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Comments (2) :: Last comment Sun 25th Sep 2011