Bernard Jenkin MP, who chairs the Public Administration Select Committee, has decided to investigate the process
UK Statistics Authority
Eyebrows will be raised sky-high today by the advertisement in the Sunday Times for a new chair for the UK Statistics Authority to succeed Sir Michael Scholar (pictured) who e
The Department of Work and Pension has been rapped on the knuckles for “serious deficiencies” over statistical claims about the number of people who have never worked (
Ministers in the Department of Work and Pensions have devised a new and cunning way of spinning the statistics in order to make political points.
The Government has rejected calls from the UK Statistics Authority for changes in the way official statistics are handled.
The Office for National Statistics and the UK Statistics Authority are prepared to defend the confidentiality of Census information to the limits of the law.
The Scottish Government has flatly rejected any change in pre-release access to statistics, describing the arguments of the UK Statistics Authority in favour of such a change as specious.