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 …
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.
Jeremy Heywood looks at how the Behavioural Insights Team's latest report highlights a potential solution to the challenge of reducing deaths from smoking.
Guest blog: John Pullinger, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, talks about his experiences as Chair of the 46th United Nations Statistical Commission.
Sir Nicholas Macpherson looks at the stats behind the recent economic news, and celebrates the departments who have helped build a stronger economy.