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Regional Labour Market Statistics - Pre-release access, October 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.

The following persons receive pre-release access to the statistics 24 hours in advance of publication.

Prime Minister
Cabinet Secretary
PS/Prime Minister
Parliamentary Clerk
PPS/ Prime Minister
Senior Policy Advisor

Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Economic Secretary to the Treasury
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury
Head of Macroeconomics & Fiscal Policy Directorate
Special advisor
Special advisor
Head of News
Duty Press Officer
Official clearing brief
Official preparing brief

Secretary of State DWP
Minister of State for Employment
Minister for Disabled People
Minister of State for Pensions
Minister for Welfare Reform
Head of Labour Market Analysis Division
Deputy Head of Labour Market Analysis Division
Labour market analyst

First Minister, Scotland
Minister for Enterprise, Energy & Tourism
Cabinet Sec for Finance & Sustainable Growth
Cabinet Sec for Education and Lifelong Learning
Cabinet Sec for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities
Minister for Youth Employment
Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government
Economic advisor
Special advisor
Director of Employability, Skills & Lifelong Learning
Communications official
Chief Economist
Special advisor
Briefing official, Education Analytical Services Division
Deputy Director, Youth, Employability & Skills
Assistant Statistician
Briefing official, Office of Chief Economic Advisor

First Minister, Wales
Minister for Economy, Science and Transport
Minister for Education & Skills
Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology

Head of Economic & Labour Market Statistics, Welsh Government
Statistical officer
Chief economist
Press Officer

The following receive access to Scotland and the UK only (plus the experimental regional age group tables for all regions)

Secretary of State for Scotland
Economic advisor, Scotland Office

The following receive access to Wales and the UK only

Secretary of State for Wales
Head of Economic Policy, Wales Office
Head of Economy, Wales Office

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