Reference and Acknowledgements


Central Digital and Data Office, 2019, Office for Artificial Intelligence, A guide to using artificial intelligence in the public sector 

GitHub, Accessibility 

HM Treasury, 2015. The Aqua Book: guidance on producing quality analysis for government 

Ministry of Justice, 2020. Prison Population Projections for England and Wales 

Office for National Statistics, 2020. Using traffic camera images to derive an indicator of busyness: experimental research 

Office for Statistics Regulation, 2015. Quality Assurance of Administrative Data 

Office for Statistics Regulation, 2018. Code of Practice for Statistics 

Office for Statistics Regulation, 2021. Awarding GCSE, AS, A level, advanced extension awards and extended project qualifications in summer 2020 

UKSA, Ethical Principles  

UKSA, Ethics Self Reporting Tool 

UKSA, Statistics for Public Good 

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This guidance was written by Emily Tew, Elise Baseley, and Michael Hodge of the Office for Statistics Regulation. We extend our thanks to everyone who helped us to curate material for this guidance as well as provide detailed and helpful comments. Special thanks go to the following individuals who provided comments on this version of the guidance: 

  • Alec Waterhouse 
  • Anne Trefethen 
  • Arthur Turrell 
  • Catherine Seale 
  • Professor David Hand 
  • Sir David Spiegelhalter 
  • Louisa Blackwell 
  • Sarah Livermore 
  • Sonia Williams 
  • Tim Knight 

As well as the following organisations who we have spoken to during this version of the guidance: 

  • Ada Lovelace Institute 
  • The Alan Turing Institute 
  • Cabinet Office 
  • Centre for Applied Data Ethics, UK Statistics Authority 
  • Data Science Campus, ONS 
  • DEFRA 
  • Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 
  • Department for International Trade 
  • Department for Work and Pensions 
  • HM Treasury 
  • Office for National Statistics 
  • United Kingdom Hydrographic Office 
  • University of Oxford 

 Finally, thanks to our colleagues in the Office for Statistics Regulation who helped shape this guidance.

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