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The Committee is undertaking a programme of work on statistics and their use in government by means of a series of eleven studies. One of these studies looks at migration statistics
The Committee published an Issues and questions paper.
24 April 2013
- Dr Scott Blinder, Director, The Migration Observatory
- Councillor Philippa Roe, Leader, Westminster City Council
- Professor John Salt, Co-Director, Migration Research Unit, University College London
- Jon Simmons and Chris Kershaw, Home Office
- Guy Goodwin and Ben Humberstone, Office for National Statistics
The Committee wrote to the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority about the Government's net migration target:
Letter from Bernard Jenkin MP, Chair of PASC, to Sir Andrew Dilnot, Chair of UKSA
Letter from Sir Andrew Dilnot, Chair of UKSA, to Bernard Jenkin MP, Chair of PASC
The Committee's report, "Migration statistics", was published on 28 July 2013.
The UK Statistics Authority response was published on 11 December 2013. The Government response is awaited.