of the Home Office key statistical outputs are designated as ‘National
Statistics’ where they are produced in accordance with the
arrangements set out in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Home Office statement of compliance
with Code of Practice for Official Statistics
The Home Office is required to publish and maintain a general Statement
of Compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Following the implementation of the Statistics and Registration Act on 1 April 2008, the lists of officials given access to early drafts for Quality Assurance Purposes and Ministers and officials given pre-release access to the finalised publications are shown separately for each statistical release below:
Assessment of crime statistics by the UK Statistics Authority
As part of its overall programme of assessments of official statistics, the UK Statistics Authority is assessing the Home Office’s National Statistics-badged crime statistics outputs (Crime in England and Wales: Annual report, Quarterly reports, Supplementary Volumes 1 to 3, and Drug Misuse Declared: Findings from the British Crime Survey). For further details including how to contribute views (by 14 January 2011), please click here: Assessment of statistics currently being undertaken by UK Statistics Authority.
Home Office statistics consultations:
Consultation on first Experimental Statistics from the extension of the British Crime Survey (BCS) to children. Click Here for more details. (June 2010)
For more information about the application of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics within the Home Office, please contact the Head of Profession
for Statistics (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).