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National Accounts articles - Pre-release access, Impact of National Accounts improvements on headline GDP growth (chained volume measure)

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



Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury

Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Permanent Secretary

Chief Economic Adviser

Special Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chancellor Press Officer

CST Press Officer

HMT preparing official

HMT clearing official

H M Treasury

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