Pre-release access to official statistics

The principles and rules governing UK government ministers and officials' access to official statistics in their final form before publication are set out in The Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008. This order forms part of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics against which key statistics are assessed for compliance by the UK Statistics Authority.

Ministers and officials who have received pre-release access for briefing purposes to any of the official statistics released by the Department for Communities and Local Government are identified in the pre-release access lists shown below:

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