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2011 Census - Pre-release access, Detailed Characteristics on Qualifications for 2011 Census Merged Wards and Middle Layer Super Output Areas in England and Wales

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 Organisation Period
Home Secretary Home Office 24hrs
Immigration Minister Home Office 24hrs
Special Advisor to the Home Secretary Home Office 24hrs
Director of Policy Home Office 24hrs
Press Officer Home Office 24hrs
Senior Research Officer Home Office 24hrs
Team Member - IB SEC Home Office 24hrs
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