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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 14:40

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ONS defends its construction statistics

Claims that official statistics have misrepresented the performance of the construction industry are unfounded, the Office for National Statistics said today.

Jan Eichhorn :: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 15:39

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Question marks over the Government’s happiness agenda

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:20

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Are ONS construction data reliable?

The building industry and the Office for National Statistics have started chucking bricks at each other.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:09

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We got it wrong on women’s drinking, admits ONS

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:48

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Drinking statistics misrepresented - again

Three newspapers reported on Friday (April 1) that a fifth of women were drinking too much, and that the numbers exceeding the 14 units a week recommended level had grown by a fifth in

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 16:52

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CPI: one size doesn't fit all

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

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 13:37

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Inflation: turning up the heat

This isn’t a happy time to be involved with the production of national economic statistics.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/02/2011 - 17:29

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An exclusive for the Daily Mail, courtesy of ONS

The Daily Mail yesterday splashed on a story on the number of care home residents who have died as a result of dehydration in the past five years.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 24/01/2011 - 15:39

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Searching for happiness around the bend

Is happiness U-shaped? Everywhere but in the US, it seems.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 06/01/2011 - 17:35

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Looking forward to your 100th birthday?

Nearly 20 per cent of people alive today in the UK will reach their 100th birthday, the Department of Work and Pensio