Crime

New ONS Centres to focus on the public policy issues that matter

As well as producing the nation’s most important statistics, the Office for National Statistics is also focusing on filling evidence gaps and producing incisive analysis that illuminates the key policy challenges of the age. Here Liz McKeown reveals how five new ONS Centres – each focusing on a key policy area – will help provide the evidence to inform better decisions.  

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Crime statistics – what’s next?

ONS has been working on a “step change” in its presentation of the crime statistics for England and Wales.  As Iain Bell explains,  the new approach  emphasises clear explanation of the latest trends using the best possible source of information on each type of crime.    

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