Work of the new Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority and National Statistician

One-off session concluded, oral evidence linked to below

In this one-off session with John Pullinger CB, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority and National Statistician, the Public Administration Committee will:

  • question Mr Pullinger on his vision for the Office of National Statistics and the UK Statistics Authority, and his aims for his five year tenure
  • examine progress against the UK Statistics Authority’s strategic priorities:
  1. Quality - including the scrutiny of official statistics
  2. Impact – how to communicate statistics more effectively
  3. Efficiency – value for money
  4. Coverage - including the future of the Census;
  5. Trustworthiness – how the UK Statistics Authority is working towards transparency and publishes statistics to inform public debate
  • explore other issues to do with the use of statistics in government.


  • Close


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