Dear Ms Duncan-Glancy,
Thank you for your letter of 24 January regarding Scottish Government figures on the cost of living. I directed the Office for Statistics Regulation to examine your concerns on this issue, and its substantive reply from Director General Ed Humpherson is enclosed.
Sir Robert Chote
Chair of the UK Statistics Authority
Letter from Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP to Ed Humpherson: Misleading figures on Cost of Living Measures
Response from Ed Humpherson to Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP: statistics on the cost of living