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  • Retail Prices Index

    14 March 2013 —

    The Authority’s Statement published on 10 January 2013 set out that the Board of the Statistics Authority had asked for a statutory re-assessment of Retail Prices Index (RPI) statistics to…

  • Retail Prices Index

    13 March 2013 —

    The Authority’s Statement published on 10 January 2013 set out that the Board of the Statistics Authority had asked for a statutory re-assessment of Retail Prices Index (RPI) statistics to…

  • Statement of Strategy

    14 February 2013 —

    Statutory Objective The Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 established the UK Statistics Authority as an independent body at arm’s length from government with direct reporting to Parliament and the…

  • Consultation on the Retail Prices Index

    10 January 2013 —

    The Board of the UK Statistics Authority has accepted the recommendations of the National Statistician in respect of price indices following the recent public consultation on this. In 2010, the…

  • Standards for Statistical Reports

    26 November 2012 —

    This statement sets out the Statistics Authority’s expectations in relation to the drafting of statistical reports(1) . It draws on the then Statistics Commission’s 2008 report Releasing Official Statistics: A…

  • Numbers and public policy

    11 November 2012 —

      The Authority’s Chair, Andrew Dilnot, gave this year’s Institute for Fiscal Studies annual lecture, Numbers and public policy: the power of official statistics and statistical communication in public policy-making,…

  • Appointments to the Board of the UK Statistics Authority

    2 July 2012 —

    The UK Statistics Authority warmly welcomes the appointment of Professor Sir Adrian Smith FRS and Professor David Rhind CBE FRS FBA as Deputy Chairs of the UK Statistics Authority, and…

  • Andrew Dilnot takes up office as Chair of the UK Statistics Authority

    2 April 2012 —

    Andrew Dilnot CBE today takes up office as Chair of the UK Statistics Authority in succession to Sir Michael Scholar KCB whose term of office came to an end on…

  • Professor Sir Roger Jowell CBE (1942 – 2011)

    31 December 2011 —

    It was with great sadness that the Authority Board and its staff learned of the death, on 26 December 2011, of Professor Sir Roger Jowell, CBE, the UK Statistics Authority’s…

  • Review of an error in the published estimates of Output in Construction

    30 September 2011 —

    This Statement follows the Authority’s earlier Statement of 16 August in which we announced an independent inquiry following an error in the Statistical Bulletin on Output in Construction published by the…

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