Posts by: Charlie King

Research into reactions to Professor Lievesley’s 19 recommendations

Research into reactions to Professor Lievesley’s 19 recommendations

An interim report on the Better Statistics research into reactions to Professor Lievesley’s 19 recommendations is available HERE. The results were highlighted at the meeting of 22nd May at the Royal Statistical Society,  indicating considerable differences of opinion on …

Political Profiles

Political Profiles

Further to the Net Zero seminar Phyllis Macfarlane has prepared a short report summarising how attitudes to climate change varies across the spectrum of current voting intention.  To read the report go here

 

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The full details of the Net Zero Seminar are available

The full details of the Net Zero Seminar are available

The full details of the  Net Zero Seminar are available on Net Zero

New for Inflation 2024

New for Inflation 2024

The call for contributions to the 2024 inflation Seminar – is available here.

This is the third in our annual series of seminars on the subject of inflation – this time concentrating on the measurement(s) used to determine the
Results of the Survey of Public Opinion on Climate Change

Results of the Survey of Public Opinion on Climate Change

The results of the survey of Public Opinion on climate change indicates that:
  1. all with more than 50% of respondents in favour.Climate Change is the third most mentioned issue of concern for respondents to a recent poll conducted by Opinium

Public Attitudes

Public Attitudes

The Seminar on Net Zero conducted on 29th Febuary included the results of a public attitudes survey, conducted by Opinium on behalf of  Better Statistics, with questions suggested by Sir John Curtice.  As background to this issue we are pleased
Projection for the UK Population

Projection for the UK Population

Anyone who was interested in the ONS projection for the UK population to an estimated total of 73.7 million inhabitants by the summer of 2036 will be interested to read Merle Gering’s comments on the 20 year housing forecast for
The Net Zero Seminar Programme

The Net Zero Seminar Programme

Sign up for the event here

The programme for our forthcoming seminar on Net-Zero is now available please click here for the details 
For a review of the issues on the science see: Is it too late to keep warming
Correspondence with the Office for Statistics Regulation

Correspondence with the Office for Statistics Regulation

In the correspondence below Better Statistics firstly asks whether the Office for Statistics Regulation is considering the HCI’s for status as National Statistics and queries the justification for continuing with CPIH as a National Statistic.

Ed Humpherson’s reply suggests that