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Public Sector Finances - Pre-release access, December 2013

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.

Pre Release Access List for Public Sector Finances

Access Granted To

 

Department

Period

Economic Secretary to Treasury

HMT

24 hours

Chancellor of the Exchequer

HMT

24 hours

PS to Chancellor of the Exchequer

HMT

24 hours

Chief Secretary to HM Treasury

HMT

24 hours

PS to Chief Secretary to Treasury

HMT

24 hours

Financial Secretary to Treasury

HMT

24 hours

PS to Financial Secretary to Treasury

HMT

24 hours

Permanent Secretary to Treasury

HMT

24 hours

Managing Director, Economic Group

HMT

24 hours

Head of News

HMT

24 hours

Head of Press Office  

HMT

24 hours

Special Adviser

HMT

24 hours

Special Adviser 

HMT

24 hours

Director of Fiscal statistics and policy

HMT

24 hours

Prime Minister

10 Downing St

24 hours

PS to Prime Minister

10 Downing St

24 hours

PPS to Prime Minister

10 Downing St

24 hours

Senior Policy Adviser

10 Downing St

24 hours

Governor

Bank of England

24 hours

PS to Governor

Bank of England

24 hours

Deputy Governor

Bank of England

24 hours

Deputy Governor 

Bank of England

24 hours

Official Governors

Bank of England

24 hours

Official Governors

Bank of England

24 hours

Official Governors

Bank of England

24 hours

Assistant PS to the Governor

Bank of England

24 hours

Cabinet Secretary

Cabinet Office

24 hours

Deputy Prime minister

Cabinet Office

24 hours

Head of DPM’s Office (director general)

Cabinet Office

24 hours

Principal Private Secretary to DPM

Cabinet Office

24 hours

Private Secretary to DPM

Cabinet Office

24 hours

DPM’s Chief of staff

Cabinet Office

24 hours

DPM’s Special Adviser for Economic Affairs

Cabinet Office

24 hours

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