Publications: Statistical expenditure reports

The Office for Statistics Regulation is required to promote and safeguard the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good, and to monitor and report on any concerns relating to quality, good practice or comprehensiveness. We do this by identifying and investigating any changes to departmental statistical work programmes where:

- there are questions about whether user needs have been fully considered;
- adequate consultation may not have been carried out;
- the effects on other departments or other statistical series may not have been taken into account;
- the rationale underpinning the proposals are unclear.

Our findings are published in a series of Statistical Expenditure Reports provided below.

Further information about our work in the areas of statistical expenditure is provided in a Statement published on 8 April 2011.

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