National Statistician’s Guidance: Management Information and Official Statistics
Sometimes, unpublished management information will feed in to published statistics. It is important that departments handle such data with care so that no action is taken which might damage public trust in the official statistics. This guidance sets out best practice advice as to how departments should treat management information in order to get maximum value from it while protecting public trust in official statistics.
All users of management information in relation to the production of National and Official Statistics
|Mandatory or optional?|
Provides best practise guidance for using MI that feed into national and official statistics. Pre-release access sections are mandatory as per the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
|Effective date:||22 February 2018|
|Next recommended review date:||22 February 2019|
|Frequency of review:||2 years|
|Author:||Joe Cuddeford |
|Commissioner:||National Statistician’s Task and Finish Group: Management Information|
|Approver:||National Statistician – John Pullinger|
|Date of approval:||1 June 2016|
|1.0,1.1||22 August 1970||National Statistician's Guidance: Management Information and Official Statistics,National Statisticians Guidance - Management Information and Official Statistics - Version 1.1||
First release,Refreshed to reflect Code of Practice 2.0