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UK Statistics Authority Dec 10
Replying to @BBCMoreOrLess
The Chancellor’s use of homelessness statistics featured on this morning. Here is the Authority’s statement on what the official statistics tell us about homelessness:
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UK Statistics Authority Dec 9
We’ve received some questions about the use of homelessness statistics. For information on what the statistics tell us about trends in homelessness, see
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UK Statistics Authority Dec 4
Sir David Norgrove, Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, has today written to , the leader of the Labour Party, regarding statistics on violent crime.
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UK Statistics Authority Dec 2
UK Statistics Authority statement on school funding information in Labour and Conservative election manifestos.
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ONS Jobs Nov 19
💼 Head of Government Statistical Service Policy & Coordination 💰 Salary: £35,389 - £44,149 📍 Location: Titchfield (Fareham), Newport or London 🗓 Closing date: 05 December 2019
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 15
Concerns have been raised regarding the use of statistics on youth unemployment in Scotland. We have today published a statement setting out our position on this.
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 14
Replying to @UKStatsAuth
In his letter, Sir David writes, "While accurate as far as it goes, this figure does not give a full picture. It should be set in the context of increasing pupil numbers, changes to the inspection framework and some inspections that are now long in the past" (2/2)
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 14
We are getting some enquiries about statistics on how many pupils are in good or outstanding schools. Here is what our Chair wrote last year on the importance of context when using these numbers: (1/2)
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 8
Replying to @UKStatsAuth
Also see this Regulation Blog on things to keep in mind when communicating public spending (2/2)
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 8
We’ve had some questions about school funding, so here is a quick reminder of ’s view (1/2)
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ONS Jobs Nov 7
💼 Private Secretary to the National Statistician (up to 12 months) 💰 Salary: £48,231 - £62,299 📍 Location: Newport, Titchfield (Fareham) or London 🗓 Closing date: 19 November 2019
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Office for Statistics Regulation Nov 6
Thank you to everyone who attended today
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Office for Statistics Regulation Nov 6
A warm welcome to everyone attending our first Office for Statistics Regulation conference today. We’re looking forward to a busy and insightful day
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 6
Sir David Norgrove opens the first annual OSR Conference.
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Office for Statistics Regulation Nov 5
Voters are likely to hear a lot about public funding, ahead of the forthcoming election. OSR’s Mary Gregory looks at what to bear in mind when you hear statements about public funding
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Policing Insight Nov 5
Statistics can help improve the public's understanding of demands on policing, but how do the media use stats & how does this influence public debate? Lewis Jack discusses the findings of phase 2 of the OSR's policing review on media analysis.
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Office for National Statistics Nov 5
Follow to get the latest news and statements from the Office for Statistics Regulation
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Office for Statistics Regulation Nov 5
This morning, OSR has written to following a review of rail statistics. These statistics continue to be designated as National Statistics
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 5
Speaking today, the National Statistician congratulated on his appointment as the new Chief Executive at
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UK Statistics Authority Nov 5
Sir David Norgrove has written to the leaders of the UK's political parties reminding them of their duty to use statistics accurately and fairly in the forthcoming election campaign.
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