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Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)


Government Statistical Service statisticians working in the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) work mainly in the Analysis and Innovation Directorate (covering the Housing , Land Use, and Planning areas) and the Local Government Finance Directorate. A smaller number are out-bedded and work in other areas such as Fire and Rescue Services. Together, they are responsible for the delivery of statistical information, advice, analysis and publications covering the following key topics/areas:

• Local Government Finance including distribution of grant and monitoring of local government spending ( information which also feeds into the ONS’s National Accounts and Public Finance statistics);

• Housing including the housing market, house building, affordable and social housing and homelessness;

• Planning and land use;

• Deprivation and Wellbeing;

• Fire and Rescue Services; and

• Strategic analysis, Transparency and Openness.

Statistical products managed:
Total: 51
National Statistics: 25
Other Official Statistics: 26

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