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The UK's budget deficit creeps back up.

Figures released today by the ONS show that for the first 6 months of this financial year, the government’s budget deficit has increased by 10% over the same period last year. 287 more words


Review: Quicksilver Dragon

Draft Priority: 4

Impact: 4

Stack Status: *6*
Stacker Pentecost. Finally, it can live up to it’s full potential.


I remember cracking a Quicksilver Dragon in high school and thinking it was incredibly cool, but in practice, it was pretty much a piece of shit. 232 more words


Flow data

Today ONS updated the timetable for the publication of the 2011 Census flow data. These datasets relate to:


Real Britain Index shows effect of pay cuts

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) website

Nothing we didn’t already know, despite the lies the tories try and feed us!

New cost of living figures – The Real Britain Index – reveal the real effect of pay cuts by looking at how inflation affects different income groups. 223 more words

Full Disclosure

Last week I received training on Statistical Disclosure Control, run by the Office for National Statistics, courtesy of Ofsted. I’d be interested to hear people’s views on perturbative versus non-perturbative control methods at a fixed level of geography.



The North South divide lives

Anyone who thought the North South divide was something from the past ought to take a close look at long-term house price trends.  In this set of data at least a North South divide is patently obvious and getting wider.  53 more words