Workshy scroungers have cost the taxpayer £28 billion over the past decade, the Daily Express splashed on Monday.
The Welsh Language Board tirelessly promotes the use of Welsh, in many ingenious ways.
As the Treasury sharpens its knife and goes in search of benefit cuts, researchers at Oxford and London have published an interesting analysis of the effects of welfare on mortality.
Gordon Brown’s in favour. So is the Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru, and other parties.
How many British people are stranded abroad by the Icelandic eruption? Anywhere between 150,000 and a million, depending on which paper you read.
Now that a General Election has been called, can we expect the Office for National Statistics to bombard us with useful summaries to help us make up our minds? Alas, no.
You might have thought after the knife crime fiasco that No 10 Downing Street would have realised the danger of “mix and match” statistics.
The UK Statistics Authority has issued its pre-election wish-list in a letter from the authority’s Chair, Sir Michael Scholar (pictured), to the leaders of the major political par
In December the Financial Times published a Harris survey of the public's confidence in national statistics across five European countries and the USA.