Transparency data

Quarterly data summary Q2: March 2013

The Quarterly Data Summary (QDS) is designed to fit on a single page to provide a quarterly snapshot on how each department is spending its budget, the results it has achieved and how it is deploying its workforce.


Quarterly data summary: March 2013 Quarter 2

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Before using this data people should ensure they take full note of the caveats noted in the measurement annex and treat it with necessary caution.

At the moment, people should not be using this data to make direct comparisons between departments for several reasons. Firstly, the business of each department is unique and it does not make sense to compare some measures across all departments. Secondly, many of the measures are not directly comparable because they do not have common definitions, time periods, or data collection processes.

The Cabinet Office now publish this data on the Government Interrogation Spending Tool (GIST) website.

Published 8 March 2013