Opening date: 16 May 2012
Closing date: 10 August 2012
Department: Office for National Statistics
The purpose of this consultation is to gather and assess user opinions on the changes proposed following a methodological review of smoothing and commuting adjustments in the compilation of regional Gross Value Added (GVA) and regional Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI).
We would appreciate feedback on the following proposals:
the proposal to stop smoothing regional GVA and GDHI estimates at all geographic levels
the proposal to extend commuting adjustments in regional GVA to all regions of the UK
The consultation period begins with the publication of this document and will close on Friday 10 August 2012. Please ensure that your response reaches us by then.
Responses to the consultation should be sent to:
Office for National Statistics
South Wales NP10 8XG
Phone: +44 (0)1633 456 109
Alternatively, responses can be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
When responding, please state whether you are responding as an individual or representing the views of an organisation. If responding on behalf of an organisation, please make clear who the organisation represents and, where applicable, how the views of members were assembled.