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Opinions and Lifestyle Survey - Pre-release access, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012

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
Secretary of State for Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Assistant Private Secretary to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Special Advisor Department of Health 24 hrs
Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Senior Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Deputy Director - Alcohol and Drugs Department of Health 24 hrs
Tobacco Policy Manager Department of Health 24 hrs
Statistician, Health Improvement Department of Health 24 hrs
Director of Adults Health and Wellbeing Department of Health 24 hrs
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