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Draft regulations concerning the Disclosure of Social Security and Revenue information - published 27 February 2012

Draft regulations concerning the Disclosure of Higher Education Student Information - published 16 October 2009

Draft regulations concerning the Disclosure of Pupil Information in England - published 10 December 2008

Draft regulations concerning Disclosure of Pupil Information by Welsh Ministers

Draft regulations concerning VAT Expenditure data

The Chancellor's statement to Parliament announcing his plans to make ONS independent

HM Treasury's consultation document 'Independence for statistics' (568.9 Kb Pdf)  

Responses to HM Treasury's consultation document entitled: 'Independence for statistics'

The Treasury Sub-Committee's report (434.6 Kb Pdf) on HMT's consultation document: 'Independence for statistics'

The Government's response (166.3 Kb Pdf) to the Treasury Sub-Committee's report on 'Independence for statistics': HC1604 - published 16 October 2006

The Statistics and Registration Service Bill (245.5 Kb Pdf) - presented to the House of Commons on its First Reading 22 November 2006

Research Paper 06/66 on the Statistics and Registration Service Bill - published by the House of Commons Library 15 December 2006 

A Government Green Paper on 'The Governance of Britain' - statement by the Prime Minister

The Governance of Britain (533.5 Kb Pdf) - full document

The Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

Explanatory Notes to the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

The Treasury Committee's Report on the appointment of the first Chair of the Statistics Board (192.9 Kb Pdf)

Standard note on the Appointment of the Chair of the Statistics Board - published by the House of Commons Library  on 17 August 2007

HM Treasury's and the Cabinet Office's consultation document: 'Limiting pre-release access to statistics' - published on 10 December 2007

The Government's response to its public consultation on 'Limiting pre-release access to statistics' (452.5 Kb Pdf) - published on 17 July 2008

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