Treasury Committee press notice no. 53

Session 2005-06, 19 July 2006

Publication of Tenth Report
Independence for statistics

The Treasury Committee will publish its Tenth Report, Independence for statistics (HC 1111), on Wednesday 26 July at 00.01 hours. This follows evidence taken by the Treasury Sub-Committee from users of, and experts in, statistics€”including the Royal Statistical Society and the Chief Statistician of Canada. The Sub-Committee also heard evidence from the Office for National Statistics, the Statistics Commission and from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, John Healey MP.

Embargoed copies of the Report will be available to witnesses, government departments and accredited members of the press from 11.00 am on Tuesday 25 July at the reception desk at 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Embargoed copies will also be available in the press gallery, House of Commons on that day.

The Chairman of the Sub-Committee, Michael Fallon MP, will be available for interview from 11.00 am on Tuesday 25 July. Journalists can contact his office on 020 7219 6482 or his mobile phone on 07973 676 506.

Reports can be purchased from the Stationery Office bookshops (tel: 0870 600 5522). The full text will also be available on the internet on Wednesday 26 July:


1. Sub-Committee Membership is as follows: Mr Michael Fallon (Chairman), Mr Colin Breed, Jim Cousins, Angela Eagle, Mr David Gauke, Ms Sally Keeble, Mr Andrew Love, Kerry McCarthy, Rt Hon John McFall (Main Committee Chairman), Mr George Mudie, Mr Brooks Newmark, John Thurso, Mr Mark Todd, Peter Viggers.

2. Press Notice No. 53

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