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This is a blog by the Director General of the Office for Statistics Regulation, Ed Humpherson.

Big Data Analytics

Last week I attended the Big Data Analytics Conference on Data Quality at the Francis Crick Institute. It was a great event in an amazing space. It covered a huge…

Our Business Plan

Today we are publishing our Business Plan and Regulatory Work Programme for 207/18, placing the public interest in statistics at the heart of our work. As we work through this…

Health statistics

In the last few weeks, we’ve made three comments on health statistics... They all show the importance of improving the public value of statistics.

  • Consultation on priorities

    6 March 2017

    Priorities for our 2017/18 Regulatory Work Programme - We welcome your views

  • Homelessness

    1 February 2017

    Homelessness is an important issue in its own right. It is also an illustration of the concern for public value that underpins the Office for Statistics Regulation.

  • Migration statistics

    19 January 2017

    A key aim of the Office for Statistics Regulation is to be more systemic. We want to focus not on individual sets of statistics in isolation, but to look at…

  • Code of Practice Stocktake Report

    14 December 2016

    Today we publish the Code of Practice Stocktake Report. Why did we carry out the Code Stocktake? After all, the Code seems to have served the public and Government well…

  • The Office for Statistics Regulation

    24 November 2016

    Today the UK Statistics Authority’s regulatory function is implementing a series of changes to the way the function operates, and moving forward from now we will be the ‘Office for…

  • Health and Care Interventions

    3 November 2016

    Collaboration and partnership will enable coherence within the health and care production system It is fair to say that health and care statistics in England are produced in a complex…

  • Scottish official statistics conference

    26 October 2016

    I recently attended the Scottish Official Statistics Conference, where I spoke about the value of official statistics and the deep commitment which lies at the heart of the Authority’s regulatory…

  • Changes for the Authority’s Regulation function

    5 September 2016

    It is an exciting time for us in the regulatory team of the UK Statistics Authority as we work to enhance our role as the regulator of statistics. To maintain…