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General enquiries

For general enquiries, or to publish content on the GSS website, please contact the GSS website team, headed up by the GSS Good Practice Team.

We endeavour to respond to all queries within 2 working days.



For more specific queries, some of the main GSS support contacts are summarised below

GSS Good Practice Team (GPT)

The GPT are a small agile consultancy unit, with in-depth knowledge of technical and methodological issues and the production and dissemination of statistics across government.

To report a breach of the Code of Practice for Statistics, please complete the Breach reporting template and send it to the Good Practice Team on the email below.



Central Policy Secretariat

The Central Policy Secretariat (CPS) helps staff across the GSS to work together with senior leaders to achieve shared priorities.

They provide support to the National Statistician, John Pullinger, and the three Deputy National Statisticians – Jonathan Athow, Heather Savory and Ian Bell – as well as to the top-level GSS committees including the National Statistics Executive Group, the GSS Heads of Profession meetings, and the Inter Administration Committee.

Contact the Central Policy Secretariat:

Contact the National Statistician:


GSS Learning and Development

The Learning Academy, based at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) aims to provide a flexible learning programme to support you in developing your statistical or data science knowledge and skills.

Contact the Learning Academy:

GSS Careers

The GSS Careers team support the business of ONS and the wider community of the GSS in the acquisition, development and support of required skills for now and in the future.

Contact the GSS Careers team:


GSS Recruitment

The central recruitment of Statistical Officers and Data Scientists for all government departments is managed by the GSS Recruitment Team.

Contact the GSS Recruitment team: