Regulation blog

This is a blog by the Director General for Regulation, Ed Humpherson and other team members at the Office for Statistics Regulation.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” – Steps towards transparent fiscal statistics

Iain Russell, OSR theme lead for Economics, blogs on his recent regulatory work looking at the public value of devolved public finance statistics. This work also looked at the extent to which devolved investment statistics are seen as a priority for development in the UK’s devolved countries.

How to stop the bad data driving out the good

A blog based on Ed Humpherson's Annual Lecture for the Centre of Science and Policy, delivered in March 2019.

Moving away from the 4-hour A&E target: NHS England’s review of NHS access standards

As NHS England undertakes a review of its access standards and targets, Ed Humpherson addresses the key considerations for maintaining public trust in A&E statistics

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