Immigration has emerged as one of the major themes of the election, and one of the few where there are clear dividing lines between the parties.
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.
What would it take to narrow the gap in life expectancy between Scotland and England? A revolution in Scottish eating habits, most experts might say.
“Services growth in December pushes up GDP estimate” was the headline on ONS’s press release announcing last week’s revised estimate of GDP in the final quarter of 2009.
Everybody knows that drinking in the UK is out of control, driven by a combination of feckless consumers and complacent supermarkets offering cheap deals. But is everybody right?
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.