Key documents

Meeting agendas, papers and minutes

To ensure NSDEC maintains its commitment to transparency, where there has been ethical consideration of a proposal outside of NSDEC’s quarterly meetings, the application and summary of comments will be reviewed and published as part of NSDEC’s next meeting.

All meeting agendas, papers and minutes can be found on the UK Statistics Authority Publications


List of projects approved by NSDEC

A record of all projects approved is recorded below:

If you would like to comment on any of the projects contained on this list, or inform us of any other concerns, please email

Alternatively, you can write to us at: UK Statistics Authority, 1 Drummond Gate, London SW1V 2QQ


NSDEC meeting date Title Link to the meeting minutes
16/01/2018Ethical review of the Crime Survey for England and Wales NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018Linking mortality and prescription data NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018Students’ suicide statistics NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018An Exploratory study for estimating the
outflow of Welsh Speakers from Wales to
England from the 2011 Census and the
Patient Register
NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018ADRN: Identifying household and family risk
factors for hospital admissions in children
NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018ADRN: Social and Economic Predictors of
the severe mental disorders
NSDEC Jan-18
16/01/2018MRP: Transport Model Development for West
Berkshire Council
NSDEC Jan-18


NSDEC meeting date Title Link to the meeting minutes
04/07/2017​Heritage Economic Impact Indicators 2017 NSDEC Jul-17
04/07/2017​Design skills for innovation and productivity NSDEC Jul-17
04/07/2017Impact evaluation of the Apprentice Rate increase NSDEC Jul-17
04/07/2017Estimating Income from administrative data NSDEC Jul-17
10/10/2017A study of European citizens living in the UK NSDEC Oct-17
24/01/2017Study on the effects of migrant workers on London’s economy NSDEC Jan-17
24/01/2017Quantifying the extent and variety of incidents involving suicide on England’s strategic road network NSDEC Jan-17
24/01/2017Data analysis to inform research on the size, scope, dynamics and geographic clusters of digital tech industry activity in the UK NSDEC Jan-17
28/04/2017The societal impacts of sewage odour NSDEC Apr-17
28/04/2017Impact evaluation (Phase I and II) of the Innovate UK Technology and Innovation Centre network (Catapults) NSDEC Apr-17
28/04/2017​Study of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the UK as part of the European Commission’s SME Performance Review 2016/17 NSDEC Apr-17
Veterans in Great Britain: Linking administrative data from the Veterans Leavers Database with Census 2011 NSDEC Apr-17


NSDEC meeting date Title Link to the meeting minutes
11/10/2016Exploring differences in the reporting of Welsh Language ability: Anexploratory study linking survey and Census data NSDEC Oct-16
19/04/2016Using paradata to select participants for follow-up research NSDEC Apr-16
19/04/2016​Scottish Government - Education Identifiers- Read Through NSDEC Apr-16
27/01/2016A national survey of mother and infant health NSDEC Jan-16
27/01/2016Paediatric National Survey of Bereaved People (VOICES) NSDEC Jan-16
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