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Regional and Geography Committee

The purpose of the Regional and Geography Committee is to address all matters relating to subnational official statistics.

It is a sub-group of the Statistical Policy and Standards Committee.

The committee meets twice a year, or as necessary.

Its main aims are:

  • to promote the use of subnational statistics for the development of UK policy
  • to provide guidance and advice on subnational statistics including the sharing of good practice and innovation
  • to develop, maintain and promote the application of statistical policies, practices and standards relating to subnational statistics across the Government Statistical Service (GSS) and devolved administrations (including the geographical framework).

The chair for this committee is the Head of Cities and Subnational Analysis in the Office for National Statistics. The membership includes representatives from across the GSS and devolved administrations.

Further details about the committee can be found in the terms of reference.


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