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David Lipsey :: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 12:29

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Is Cameron’s sex appeal waning?

David Lipsey :: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 09:26

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Cameron’s aide twists figures on aid

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 17:43

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BMA poll tests the limits of credibility

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

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 07/09/2010 - 09:25

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Everyman his own auditor?

David Walker, Director of Communications at the soon-to-be-abolished Audit Commission, has written an interesting

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 17/08/2010 - 13:10

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Modest savings from targeting the "workshy"

Workshy scroungers have cost the taxpayer £28 billion over the past decade, the Daily Express splashed  on Monday.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 15/07/2010 - 15:02

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Doing violence to crime statistics

The new Government promised a change: but in the way it is handling statistics, it has so far been a change for the worse.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 17/05/2010 - 11:24

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Committing Hari-Kiri with a blunt statistic

Many people have pored over the election result, trying to suck meaning from its indeterminate outcome.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 21/04/2010 - 12:58

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Cameron’s questionable cancer drug claims

Is David Cameron right to claim that people are dying because they cannot get access to cancer drugs?

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 14/04/2010 - 09:20

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As bad as Victorian times?

The Conservative Party’s election manifesto asserts: “The difference in male life expectancy between the richest and poorest areas in our country is now greater than during Victori

Mon, 22/02/2010 - 21:49

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Improving public trust in statistics

How do the three major political parties plan to improve public trust in official statistics?