UK National Statistician John Pullinger looks at an international initiative, led by the UK, to improve data so that the lives of older people can be better measured.
John Pullinger is the former UK National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service (GSS) and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority. The latter role included executive responsibility for the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
National Statistician John Pullinger looks at how the statistical community has responded in the first three years of the five-year strategy for UK statistics, Better Statistics, Better Decisions.
How can we make the most of the talent in our diverse workforce? National Statistician John Pullinger reports on an initiative in the Government Statistical Service.
At big moments in the life of our nation we need good quality, trustworthy and relevant evidence and good use of that evidence to help us make decisions. Without it we hear the selective voice of vested interests. We see …
UK National Statistician John Pullinger describes the experience of giving oral evidence at a recent hearing of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee - and how civil servants helped him prepare for it.
John Pullinger looks at what we can learn about leadership from the history of the Civil Service and shares his pledge as a leader.
The UK's National Statistician, John Pullinger, looks at a new wave of innovation in government data that could help make life better and easier for us all.
World Statistics Day, says UK National Statistician John Pullinger, is an opportunity to recognise the contribution statistics make to national life and celebrate the work of statisticians who help government make better decisions.
UK National Statistician John Pullinger says collaboration between civil servants is behind government progress in making smarter use of data. He urges more to enter a competition that encourages the development of data science.
Guest blog: John Pullinger, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, talks about his experiences as Chair of the 46th United Nations Statistical Commission.
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