Posts by: Charlie King

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 forthcoming Seminar on Net Zero will include 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 to publish
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

Review of the Code of Practice – Better Statistics contribution to the meeting at the RSS held on 30th November 2023.

Review of the Code of Practice – Better Statistics contribution to the meeting at the RSS held on 30th November 2023.

Talk for RSS Code of Practice Round Table 30th November 2023 Tony Dent, Better Statistics CIC

The invitation to speak had suggested I should begin by describing some aspect of the code that I consider to be particularly useful. I …