Governance of prices statistics

This review considered the governance arrangements and structures supporting the production of consumer price statistics by the Office for National Statistics, to ensure that these statistics best meet the needs of users in future.

The review was led by Professor Sir Adrian Smith, the Authority’s Deputy Chair with responsibility for ONS. The review report was published on 12 February 2014.

In June 2015, the UK Statistics Authority announced the formation of two independent advisory panels on consumer price statistics.

The final report and terms of reference are below as PDF documents. For alternative formats, please email Authority Enquiries

Review of the Governance of Prices Statistics (100.1 KB PDF )
Statement – Review of the Governance of Prices Statistics (40.3 KB PDF)
Review of Governance of Prices Statistics – Terms of Reference (23 KB Word document)