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Better Statistics, Better Decisions: Three Years On

This document replaces:

GSS People Strategy

Data for the public good: the Government Statistical Service data strategy

The GSS international strategy

Building the community: the strategy for the Government Statistical Service 2020

GSS presentation and dissemination strategy

Web dissemination strategy for official statistics


In 2014, the ‘Better Statistics, Better Decisions’ strategy was released. In it, John Pullinger, National Statistician, wrote that he expected our work to be radically different by 2020, and outlined how he thought the Government Statistical Service could work together to deliver high quality statistics, analysis and advice to help Britain make better decisions.

This document is an update of progress against this strategy three years after its launch. It also details what we will look to achieve in the next two years.

Target audience:

Government Statistical Service

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Effective date:30 October 2017
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Effective date
30 October 2017
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