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Twitter policy

The Office for National Statistics Twitter account is managed by ONS Communication Division on behalf of ONS. You can contact ONS using the details on our contact page.

If you follow us you can expect approximately 10 tweets throughout the week covering a variety of statistical releases and other ONS related content.

Following
We encourage users to follow us. If you do this, we will not automatically follow you back. Being followed by us is not an endorsement of any kind.

Availability
We will monitor the Twitter account regularly throughout the working week. We can take no responsibility for any point at which this service is unavailable, whether this is due to our actions or due to general issues with Twitter or internet access in your area.

@mentions and Direct Messages
We welcome all feedback and comments. We cannot guarantee that we will reply individually to all messages we receive through Twitter however we can guarantee that all @mentions and Direct Messages are read and forwarded to the relevant area within ONS.

Although we welcome requests made under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act in any written format, in order to receive a full response to your request you will need to provide your name and address (this can be an electronic address such as email). We would therefore advise that you refer to the guidance on submitting an FOI request on our website

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