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Thursday, 28 May 2015

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Tories criticised for not publishing analysis


Sir Andrew Dilnot, chair of the UK Statistics Authority, has replied to a letter from Full Fact director Will Moy criticising the Conservative party for using Treasury analysis without publishing it.

Major US businesses unite to preserve Census Bureau survey


The Marketing Research Association has mobilised 22 influential organisations to appeal against making response to the ACS voluntary rather than mandatory.

British public trust ONS statistics, 'but not how they are used'


Research from NatCen Social Research has revealed that while 81% of Brits polled trusted the statistics produced by ONS, only 28% felt the government presented these figures honestly when discussing policies.

New White House privacy bill 'too vague to endorse'


The White House released the long-awaited draft comprehensive privacy bill, intended to operationalise the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, on Friday.