Annex: Bodies named in secondary legislation that can produce official statistics

England and UK statistics bodies:

List of bodies as named in the Official Statistics Order (2023):

The Arts Council of England

The Board of the Pension Protection Fund

The British Film Institute

The British Tourist Authority

The British Transport Police Authority

The Care Quality Commission

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

The Coal Authority

The Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The Consumer Council for Water

The Consumer Panel established under section 16 of the Communications Act 2003

The English Sports Council

The Environment Agency

The Financial Conduct Authority

The Gambling Commission

His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services

The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

The Homes and Communities Agency

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

The Independent Office for Police Conduct

Jisc (formerly JISC – Joint Information Systems Committee)

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee

The Judicial Appointments Commission

The Marine Management Organisation

The National Health Service Litigation Authority

Natural England

The NHS Business Services Authority

NHS England

The Office for Students

The Office of Communications

The Parole Board

The Passengers’ Council

The Pensions Regulator

The Regulator of Social Housing

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales

The Service Complaints Ombudsman

Skills for Care Limited

The Student Loans Company Limited

The Trade Remedies Authority

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

Northern Ireland statistics bodies:

List of bodies as named in Official Statistics Order (Northern Ireland) (2012) and the 2021 amendment):

Agri-food and Biosciences Institute

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Livestock & Meat Commission for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Cancer Registry at Queens University Belfast

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Library Authority

Northern Ireland Policing Board

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Probation Board for Northern Ireland

Regional Business Services Organisation

Sport NI

The Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Wellbeing

Education Authority

Invest Northern Ireland

Labour Relations Agency

Scotland statistics bodies:

List of bodies as named in Official Statistics (Scotland) Order (2008), the 2010 amendment, 2012 amendment. and the 2019 amendment:

Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

Higher Education Statistics Agency

Student Loans Company Ltd.

Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

Scottish Natural Heritage

NHS 24

Scottish Ambulance Service Board

Scottish Social Services Council

Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland

Sustrans Limited

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

NHS Education for Scotland

Public Health Scotland

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Scottish Qualifications Authority

The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Visit Scotland

Wales statistics bodies:

List of bodies as named in Official Statistics (Wales) Order (2017) and 2021 amendment:

Arts Council of Wales

Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Commissioner for Older People in Wales

Data Unit Wales, known as Data Cymru

Digital Health and Care Wales

Emergency Ambulance Services Committee

Finance Wales

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Meat Promotion Wales

National Centre for Learning Welsh

Natural Resources Body for Wales, known as Natural Resources Wales

Public Health Wales National Health Service Trust

Qualifications Wales

Social Care Wales

Sports Council for Wales, known as Sport Wales

Transport Wales

Velindre National Health Service Trust Shared Services Partnership

Welsh Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust

Welsh Language Commissioner

Welsh Revenue Authority

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