public spending

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 14:48

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Crowdsourcing the cuts: statistics or propaganda?

Keeping track of the impact of cuts in public spending is not an easy task. There are no sound statistical sources to consult.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 02/03/2011 - 10:40

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Detailing social research and statistics cuts

In 2008, the then-Government launched a research project called “Amplifying the voice of Muslim students”

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 10:39

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I'm not the ref, says Sir Michael

Some tricky footwork by the Government in presenting statistics on sport and on local authority funding has gone unpunished by the regulator.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 19/10/2010 - 16:30

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How deep are the cuts, really?

Tomorrow’s public spending review is likely to be presented by all and sundry as cuts of a savagery not experienced since the Second World War.  

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 19/07/2010 - 13:13

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The case of the missing COINS

In line with a promise made before the election, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchquer, made available on 4 June the Treasury’s COINS database.