Consultation outcome

Rationalising statistics: land use change and housing and regional data

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Rationalising statistics: land use change and housing and regional data consultation: summary of responses

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Detail of outcome

From January to April 2012 the government consulted on changes to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s statistics. The first part was on land use change statistics and sought views on data collection options to ensure that these statistics continue to meet users’ priority needs whilst maximising value for money.

The second part proposed a rationalised collection of housing data to reduce the burden on local authorities.

The third part consulted on stopping publication of regional data in light of the closure of the Government Office Network.

This document sets out the response to this consultation.

Original consultation

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Summary

The government is committed to rationalise data collections to minimise burden on data providers whilst ensuring that the Department’s statistics…

Documents

Consultation on proposed changes to the Department's statistics: Land Use Change Statistics, Rationalised Collection of Local Authority Housing Statistics and Publication of Regional Statistics

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Annex 1: Consultation response template: Proposed changes to the Department's statistics

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Annex 2: English Local Authority Statistics on Housing

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Annex 3: Current Housing Strategy Statistical, Business Plan Statistical and P1B Housing Monitoring forms

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Consultation description

The government is committed to rationalise data collections to minimise burden on data providers whilst ensuring that the Department’s statistics are aligned with policy priorities and meet user needs.

The first part of the consultation is on land use change statistics and seeks views on data collection options to ensure that these statistics continue to meet users’ priority needs whilst maximising value for money.

The second part proposes a rationalised collection of housing data to reduce the burden on local authorities.

The third part consults on stopping publication of regional data in light of the closure of the Government Office Network.