Policy paper

Independent review of UK economic statistics: terms of reference

This document sets out the terms of reference for an independent review of UK economic statistics.



As announced in the productivity plan, with the support of the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, the Chancellor of the Exchequer commissioned Professor Sir Charles Bean to conduct an independent review of the quality, delivery and governance of UK economic statistics. This document sets out the review’s terms of reference.

The call for evidence closed on 25 September 2015.

Read the interim report.

Read the final report.

Published 10 July 2015
Last updated 11 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Link to final report added
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  3. Updated to reflect that the call for evidence has now closed.
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