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The operation of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

Government Response published on 15 May 2013.

As part of this work, in 2012, the Committee looked at how well the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 had been implemented. This is also called "post-legislative scrutiny". The 2007 Act set up the UK Statistics Authority.

Witnesses

  • Jill Leyland, Vice President, Royal Statistical Society
  • Jenny Church, Royal Statistical Society's Statistics User Forum
    Andrew Dilnot CBE, Chair, UK Statistics Authority
  • Jil Matheson, National Statistician
  • Richard Alldritt, Head of Assessment, UK Statistics Authority

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