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Index of Production - Pre-release access, May 2014

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

Permanent Secretary to the Treasury                     HM Treasury 24 hrs

Chancellor of the Exchequer                                  HM Treasury 24 hrs

Chief Secretary to the Treasury                             HM Treasury 24 hrs

Treasury Official Clearing Briefing                          HM Treasury 24 hrs

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury                     HM Treasury 24 hrs

Financial Secretary to the Treasury                        HM Treasury 24 hrs

Economic Secretary to the Treasury                       HM Treasury 24 hrs

Treasury Official Preparing Briefing                        HM Treasury 24 hrs

Chief Economic Advisor                                         HM Treasury 24 hrs

Special Advisors (x2)                                            HM Treasury 24 hrs

Chancellor Press officer                                         HM Treasury 24 hrs

CST Press Officer                                                  HM Treasury 24 hrs


Governor                                                              Bank of England 24 hrs

Official ‐ Governor's Office (x3)                              Bank of England 24 hrs

PS to Governor                                                     Bank of England 24 hrs

Assistant PS to Governor                                        Bank of England 24 hrs


Secretary of State                                                 Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

Briefing Clearance Economist                                 Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

Briefing Clearance Statistician                                Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

Minister for Business and Enterprise                        Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

Special Adviser                                                     Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

Briefing Preparation Economist                               Department for Business, Innovation & Skills 24 hrs

PS to Prime Minister                                              10 Downing Street 24 hrs

Permanent Secretary                                            10 Downing Street 24 hrs

Parliamentary Clerk                                              10 Downing Street 24 hrs

Prime Minister                                                       10 Downing Street 24 hrs

Senior Policy Adviser                                             10 Downing Street 24 hrs

Cabinet Secretary                                                 Cabinet Office 24 hrs

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