Regulation blog

This is a blog by Ed Humpherson, the Director General for Regulation, team members at the Office for Statistics Regulation and other ad-hoc guest authors.

Six steps to make your model a role model

My favourite number is 6. It was the number Roberto Carlos, my footballing idol, wore when he played for Brazil. As a kid I remember trying to recreate his infamous…

Transparency: How open communication helps statistics serve the public good

Over the past 18 months we’ve talked a lot about transparency. We’ve made public interventions such as our call for UK governments to provide more transparency around COVID data, and…

Reflections on lessons learned from COVID for health and social care data

The Office for Statistics Regulation’s ‘Lessons Learned’ report argues that we should not be complacent: we need to press harder for more trustworthy, better quality, and higher value statistics.