Crime statistics inquiry

Report published 9 April 2014. Government Response published 14 July 2014 and UK Statistics Authority Response published 15 September 2014.

The Committee is undertaking a programme of work statistics and their use in government by means of a series of eleven studies. One of these studies is about crime statistics.

The Committee is examining whether appropriate checks are in place to ensure crimes are recorded properly and therefore whether policy makers in government, as well as the public, can have confidence in crime statistics.



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