Regulation blog

Ed Humpherson, the Director General for Regulation, team members at the Office for Statistics Regulation and other ad-hoc guest authors present think pieces on how the different areas of the statistical system can affect and benefit the public.

Weights and measures: how consultations relate to OSR’s role

Ed Humpherson responds to concerns raised with OSR regarding the recent consultation by Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on the Choice on units of measurements: marking and sales.

Championing a statistical system that serves the public good

In our latest blog, Sir Robert Chote, the newly appointed Chair of the UK Statistics Authority reflects on our State of the Statistical System 2021/22 report, and why he wanted…

What is Levelling Up and how will its success be measured?

Statistics Regulator Ben Bohane discusses what ‘Levelling up’ means and how we, as the statistics watchdog, are going to monitor its impact.