The Office for National Statistics are leading an international project to begin to define the true value for official statistics around the world. Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation at the UK Statistics Authority, reflects on why this is important and how it could help to transform evidence based decision making on an international scale.Read more on Statistics are a global power for public good
The subject of how much the UK pays to the EU has been debated widely. The numbers used are principally based on figures reported by the ONS in our annual publication ‘The UK Balance of Payments’ which is often referred to as the Pink Book. So how do UK contributions to the EU work, and what does the Pink Book say?Read more on How EU contributions are calculated
A guest blog from Sir David Spigelhalter to mark the first anniversary of the refreshed Code of Practice for StatisticsRead more on Statisticians may have a bit of an image problem – but their Code of Practice is full of good sense.
Iain Bell explains how a “coalition of the willing” will help develop new information to inform the migration debate.Read more on ONS forum signals new era for migration statistics
Deputy National Statistician for Population and Public Policy, Iain Bell sets out his agenda for delivering the long-term strategy.Read more on Bringing ‘Better Statistics, Better Decisions’ to life in Population and Public Policy Statistics