Issues Log

This is a running record of statistical matters that have been raised with the UK Statistics Authority. They are either matters on which concern has been expressed directly, or to which the Authority’s attention has been drawn. Inclusion in the list does not necessarily mean that the Authority shares the concern, nor does it indicate a commitment to further action by the Authority, although some of these matters will be followed up.

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Link to anĀ archive of the Issues Log

July 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
23 July 2018Pre-release access
17 July 2018Communication of crime statistics
12 July 2018Use of statistical methods
11 July 2018Mental illness statistics
5 July 2018Publication of Health and Wellbeing statistics
4 July 2018Pupils in good or outstanding schools

June 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
20 June 2018Rail service statistics
18 June 2018Statements made on NHS fundingTom Brake MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Tom Brake MP
13 June 2018Free travel claims
11 June 2018Road safety cameras

May 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
23 May 2018Bank of England statistics
18 May 2018Disability statistics
16 May 2018DCMS statistics
09 May 2018Causes of homelessnessOwen O'Neill to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Owen O'Neill
01 May 2018Statistics on cancelled planned operations

April 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
25 April 2018Ministry of Justice statistics
23 April 2018Impact of immigration on house pricesTom Brake MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Tom Brake MP
20 April 2018Tourism statisticsGuy Goodwin, National Centre for Social Research to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Guy Goodwin, National Centre for Social Research
19 April 2018Plastic straws statistics
19 April 2018DEFRA plastic straws statisticsEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Ken Roy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Ken Roy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
18 April 2018Transparency of DFE statistics
10 April 2018Statements on the impact of immigration on house pricesEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Melanie Dawes, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

March 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
26 March 2018Oil and Gas Analytical BulletinLewis Macdonald MSP to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Lewis Macdonald MSP
21 March 2018Statements on police funding
20 March 2018Free school meals
20 March 2018Increase in council tax
20 March 2018Changes to council tax calculations
20 March 2018Electoral fraud statisticsEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Anonymous
20 March 2018Changes to Universal Credit arrangements
15 March 2018Aid Funding Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Matthew Rycroft, Department for International Development
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP
Matthew Rycroft, Department for International Development to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Matthew Rycroft, Department for International Development
8 March 2018'Speak Up Guardians' statistics
4 March 2018Homelessness statistics

February 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
27 February 2018Police fundingLouise Haigh MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Louise Haigh MP
26 February 2018Universal Credit estimatesEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Trevor Huddleston, Department for Work and Pensions
21 February 2018Mortality ratiosEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Scott Heald, Information Services Division, NHS Scotland
15 February 2018Early intervention in psychosisNorman Lamb MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Norman Lamb MP
12 February 2018Statements relating to school fundingAngela Rayner MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Angela Rayner MP
2 February 2018Comments on Universal CreditSimon Clarke MP to UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Debbie Abrahams MP
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Simon Clarke MP
1 February 2018DfE Progress 8Stephen Criddle, South Devon College to Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Stephen Criddle, South Devon College

January 2018

DateDetailsRelated Links
29 January 2018Potential breach of the code of practice
25 January 2018Welsh A&E waiting times statisticsCarwyn Jones AM, First Minister for Wales to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister for Wales
22 January 2018Accident and Emergency Statistics in EnglandEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Mark Svenson, NHS England
Mark Svenson, NHS England to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
17 January 2018Comments about the UK's financial contribution to the EU
17 January 2018Domestic violence against male victims
16 January 2018Letter to Sir David NorgroveRt Hon Sir Keir Starmer MP to Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority
Sir David Norgrove, UK Statistics Authority to Rt Hon Sir Keir Starmer MP
16 January 2018Repeated use of misleading statistics
11 January 2018Mental health statisticsWill Moy, Full Fact to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Simon Stevens, NHS England
Simon Stevens, NHS England to Ed Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation
10 January 2018Psychiatric liaison statisticsEd Humpherson, Office for Statistics Regulation to Will Moy, Full Fact

 

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