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Crime Statistics - Pre-release access, Focus on Victimisation and Public Perceptions, 2012/13

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
Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 24 hours
PS/Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 24 hours
PPS/Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Home Secretary Home Office 24 hours
Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims Home Office 24 hours
Minister of State for Crime Prevention Home Office 24 hours
Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Lords Minister and Minister of State for Criminal Information Home Office 24 hours
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Home Office 24 hours
Permanent Secretary Home Office 24 hours
Special advisers x4 Home Office 24 hours
Director of Ministerial Strategy Unit Home Office 24 hours
Director General, Crime and Policing Group Home Office 24 hours
Chief Press Officer for Policing and Security desk and Crime and Community Safety desk Home Office 24 hours
Senior Information Officer, Press Office Home Office 24 hours
Information Officer, Press Office Home Office 24 hours
Head of Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Policy Briefing Official, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Crime Statistics Suppot, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Head of Safeguarding Policy Home Office 24 hours
Head of Tackling Crime Unit Home Office 24 hours
Head of Interpersonal Violence Home Office 24 hours
Policy Lead, Police Integrity and Powers Unit Home Office 24 hours
Police Resource Policy Advisor Home Office 24 hours
Economic and Domestic Affairs Secretariat Cabinet Office 24 hours
Minister for Local Government and Communities Welsh Government 24 hours
First Minister Welsh Government 24 hours
Minister for Finance and Leader of the House Welsh Government 24 hours
Permanent Secretary Welsh Government 24 hours
Policy and briefing unit Welsh Government 24 hours
Head of Policing, Crime & Community Safety Welsh Government 24 hours
Statistical Directorate Welsh Government 24 hours
Senior Press Officer Welsh Government 24 hours
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