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2011 Census Analysis - Pre-release access, English Language Proficiency in the Labour Market

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Access granted to



Home Secretary Home Office 24 hours
Minister of State for Immigration Home Office 24 hours
Private Office official x2 Home Office 24 hours
Duty Special Advisor Home Office 24 hours
Briefing Official x2 Home Office 24 hours
Duty Press Officer Home Office 24 hours
Researcher x2 Home Office 24 hours
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