Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, (pictured) doesn’t appear too impressed by the rap on the knuckles he recei
Scottish Labour has backtracked on its claims of the health costs of knife crime – first brought to attention on this website - as its sources distanced thems
Last night Newsnight Scotland followed up Straight Statistics’ analysis of how much knife crime costs NHS Scotland.
Knife crime, and its effects on the NHS, has become a big talking point in the elections in Scotland.
On Monday, senior policemen giving evidence to the House of Commons Committee examining the Protection of Freedoms Bill said that 1,000 crimes a year would go undete
For sheer hyperbole, few subjects stretch disbelief further than cybercrime statistics.
I'm grateful to correspondents on Straight Statistics who pointed out that the the way "confidence in police" was scored in the national Police Improvement Agency's (NPIA) randomized tria
Last week the National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA) published the results of a very large randomized controlled trial (RCT).
Once a “fact” is in the electronics cuttings library it makes regular reappearances.