UKSA Correspondence

National Statistician’s response

We are pleased to publish the recent correspondence between Tony Dent of Better Statistics CIC and the National Statistician on the GSS User Engagement Strategy, as launched in February.  As can be seen here, the final letter in the series confirms Sir Ian Diamond’s commitment to a wider debate on the subject of user engagement and […]

The Campaign for Better Statistics response to the UK National Data Strategy (NDS) consultation

The Campaign has prepared a response to the consultation requested by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. This consultation on the framework National Data Strategy (NDS), was launched during London Tech Week 2020 to explore whether or not the strategy appropriately reflects the opportunities and challenges of our hyper-digital world and considers all […]

Reflections on UK official Statistics

Professor Paul Allin of the Statistics Users Forum has opened an important debate in respect of the performance of the Government Statistics service with his reflections, as recently published on the Statistics Users Network and can be downloaded here. UKPLC believes that a principal problem with the work done during the pandemic has been the increasing […]

The Statistics User Forum (SUF)

Tony Dent’s critique of the ESCoE report will be a major element of the next meeting of the next Statistics User Forum (SUF) on 28th September. The SUF is hosted by the Royal Statistical Society and supported by the ONS on behalf of the UK Statistical Authority.