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Government Functional Standard GovS 010: Analysis – live

The purpose of this government functional standard is to set expectations for the planning and undertaking of analysis, to build trust and confidence and enable better informed decision making relating to government policy, operational and financial matters, and the wider public debate.

This standard (pdf 219kb) provides direction and guidance for:

  •  permanent secretaries, directors general and chief executive officers of arm’s length bodies and suppliers, to ensure an environment which promotes delivery success and integrates with their other activities
  • users and producers of government analysis, including non-analysts and external consultants, ensuring clarity of terminology and language and to facilitate multidisciplinary working.